By Keith Rice 7 min read
While great debuts tend to get the attention, second novels truly define a talented author’s style. Here are a few of our favorites.
By Lorraine Berry 10 min read
Charles Dickens championed the individual and disdained the crowd. Lorraine Berry explores this dynamic in light of his book Hard Times.
By Lorraine Berry 6 min read
Lorraine Berry makes the case for A Tale of Two Cities as a dystopian novel and explores Charles Dickens's deft handling of PTSD.
By Lorraine Berry 3 min read
Join Lorraine Berry as she reads through Charles Dickens's oeurve for the first time. Check back here for updates on what she's reading next!
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.