The Millions

A Year in Reading: Stephen Dodson

This year I read two of the greatest novels ever written, but I’m going to start with something I’m even more excited to share. Back in January, I learned about Dorothy Richardson, who wrote a sequence of autobiographical novels, called Pilgrimage, published between 1915 and 1938; I had never heard of her, but she sounded interesting, and I wound up reading a dozen of her novels to my wife over the course of the year.

The first of them, , presents the mental world of a teenage English girl, Miriam (the author’s stand-in), teaching at a finishing school in Hanover, Germany, sometime in the early 1890s; the rest of

Sie lesen eine Vorschau. Registrieren Sie sich, um mehr zu lesen.

Ähnliche Interessen

Mehr von The Millions

The Millions2 min gelesen
The Millions Top Ten: August 2020
This month, we send two books to the Hall of Fame, and our own Nick Moran ponders individuality as it pertains to book recommendations and Millions readers. The post The Millions Top Ten: August 2020 appeared first on The Millions.
The Millions7 min gelesen
Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Cline, Gyasi, Biss, Ferrante, and More
This week brings new books by Emma Cline, Yaa Gyasi, Eula Biss, and Elene Ferrante. The post Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Cline, Gyasi, Biss, Ferrante, and More appeared first on The Millions.
The Millions10 min gelesenPsychology
Making Sense of Trauma: The Millions Interviews Melanie Abrams
Most writers have experienced some kind of trauma. Why else would we feel propelled to do this excruciating work if not partly to make sense of some of our wounds? The post Making Sense of Trauma: The Millions Interviews Melanie Abrams appeared firs