Member Updates #7

Yay, Happy March everyone & Welcome to this month's update post. How was everyone's February? Read any good classics? Anything particular you plan to read in the next few weeks? Announcements Read-a-longs - I wonder if spring makes people want to read more? While browsing twitter this week, I stumbled upon a few different read-a-longs! … Continue reading Member Updates #7

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Group Check-in #33: March 2019

Hi Clubbers! How’s the reading going? Tell us about your project — or you! Introduce yourself. Chat. Tell us what you’ve read, how you’re feeling about your progress, how much you love the classics or the community — any struggles, a favorite read so far. Really, whatever you feel like sharing! Some people prefer writing … Continue reading Group Check-in #33: March 2019

Classic Author Focus: Sigrid Undset

A friend recently blogged about Kristin Lavransdattar, which gave me the idea for my next focus post. Although Sigrid Undset is known mostly for that powerful depiction of of medieval life in Norway, she was also the author of contemporary realistic novels. Her novels written later in life were informed by her conversion to Catholicism. She is … Continue reading Classic Author Focus: Sigrid Undset

Classic Author Focus: Dorothy Whipple

As a schoolgirl, Dorothy Stirrup published more than forty stories in the "Children's Corner" of the Blackburn Weekly Telegraph. Later, she became a successful and popular novelist, short story and children's book writer, whose work reflected the concerns of her time. Because her novels were almost all set in Nottingham or Blackburn, where she lived all … Continue reading Classic Author Focus: Dorothy Whipple