Classic Books · Literary Lists · Seasonal Reading

The American Idea in 10 Great American Novels

How do we define Great American Novels? As we celebrate the 240th anniversary of the United States of America, it’s a question I’ve been pondering. Since I like to think on my own but not alone, I turned to The American Idea: The Best of the Atlantic Monthly—150 Years of Writers and Thinkers Who Shaped Our… Continue reading The American Idea in 10 Great American Novels

Classic Books · Literary Lists · Readathon 2016

15 short books for National Readathon Day

Saturday, May 21 is the second annual National Readathon Day, a nation-wide marathon reading session to promote and raise funds for literacy initiatives. You can click here find out more about it and how to participate. In the meantime, for readers planning to participate, I thought I’d start a list of excellent reads suitable for reading… Continue reading 15 short books for National Readathon Day