Ancient Literature · Books Read in 2018

The Oresteia by Aeschylus and more January reads

As February is slipping away, it’s past time to revisit my excellent January reads. So with no further preamble… January reads: Ancient Greece The Oresteia: “Agamemnon,” “Libation Bearers,” and “Eumenides” by Aeschylus Aeschylus is credited with creating tragic drama’s rules and inventing the trilogy—three related tragedies performed in succession over the course of a single… Continue reading The Oresteia by Aeschylus and more January reads

Classic Books · Reading Effort 2017

Reading Wrap-Up: March Reads

My March reads reflect my current reading phase. In the past, my reading phases were often based on place: Russian literature, Japanese literature, memoirs by or about Middle Eastern women. Then, a few years ago, I began reading primarily contemporary literary fiction. Maybe because I was engaging with book lovers on social media, I was… Continue reading Reading Wrap-Up: March Reads