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As You(Tube) Like It: 5 Must-See Literary Web Series
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As You(Tube) Like It: 5 Must-See Literary Web Series

April marked the five-year anniversary of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, a vlog version of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice. In the years since, other YouTubers copied LBD’s formula, adapting famous novels into bite-sized episodes that went online once or twice a week. In some cases, a bunch of friends with no budget banded together; other projects required a full […]

The End of Your Life Book Club
By November 24, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

The End of Your Life Book Club

Will Schwalbe’s The End of Your Life Book Club is a touching memoir about a mother and son and the books they read together before she died. But somehow any way that I try to describe this gem of a book comes off as much more maudlin or schmaltzy than the book ever is and […]

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