By Lorraine Berry 9 min read
Lorraine Berry examines the most laughed-at character in Charles Dickens's Great Expectations (and in its many adaptations), Miss Havisham.
By Jennifer Clement 4 min read
President of PEN International and author of Gun Love, Jennifer Clement explores the role of literature that tackles difficult stories.
By Lorraine Berry 6 min read
Dickens tried to rewrite literary history following the publishing of Twist, which remains timely in a world that still struggles to feed its children.
By Lorraine Berry 18 min read
These are our 25 favorite picks from both iterations of Oprah's Book Club over the years, from Toni Morrison to Charles Dickens.
By Nathan Gelgud 3 min read
The Christmas story can range from tragic to comic, satirical to sincere. We’ve put together a list of tinsel-time literature to get you through the season.