It’s almost Fall, which means it’s almost Giller Season in Canada, when the country’s greatest novelists are celebrated in a red carpet affair that crowns the year’s best book. I … Continue Reading Nine Books for Your Fall TBR
Earlier this year I read a piece from Book Riot that taught me the valuable distinction between collecting books and hoarding them. To collect is to accumulate ones you love; … Continue Reading The Blogger Book Swap aka Trade Books with Me!
For the past few weeks I’ve been taking Aaron Sorkin’s online Masterclass in Screenwriting. It’s about eight hours of one-on-one sit-downs with Sorkin–over the course of 35 lessons–as he talks … Continue Reading Intention and Obstacle: the Failure of Fanny Burney’s Cecilia
Say what you will about the injustice of women writing under male pseudonyms in the 18th century–or, as in the case of Frances Burney, “Anonymous”–it certainly afforded the writer an … Continue Reading Frances Burney: Throwing Shade Since 1782
A literary and social revolutionary, Frances “Fanny” Burney was a star at the tail end of the 18th century. She was a bestselling author, a senior employee of Queen Charlotte, independently … Continue Reading Forgotten, but Never Gone: the Fanny Burney Story