Need Another Challenge? Another Bookish Event?

What challenges and events are planned for 2020? A lot, it turns out. Here are a few you may be interested in joining.   All Year   Nick at One Catholic Life has chosen one book for 2020 for his Chapter-a-Day Read-Along: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy. If you would like to join in, … Continue reading Need Another Challenge? Another Bookish Event?

Did You Finish Your Spin?

Book The End

Today's the Day! On the 22nd December 2019, we announced the latest Classic Club Spin, challenging you to read book 13 on your CC Spin #22 list by 31st January 2020. Did you read your book? Did you write about it, or not? What's Next? In the comments below, tell us what book you read, and what … Continue reading Did You Finish Your Spin?

Classic Author Focus: Gabriela Mistral

Gabriela Mistral was a Chilean poet, diplomat, and educator who was the first Latin-American author to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature. She was also more recently shown through an archive of her letters to be a lesbian, despite her image being appropriated by Pinochet's military dictatorship as an example of a celibate, saint-like figure … Continue reading Classic Author Focus: Gabriela Mistral