External Links

Each year, some of our members send out links to interesting articles, reviews and other effluvia related to what we read. Here is a collection, by year:

2015-16: Short Novels

"The Sweetness of Short Novels" by Ingrid Norton, a list of short novels and reviews at Open letters Monthly, a literary review site.

Turn of the Screw, Henry James

  • New Yorker review, 2012
  • Benjamin Britton's 1954 opera
  • Turn of the Screw and TV's "Dark Shadows"
  • Goodbye to Berlin, Christopher Isherwood

  • BBC and Isherwood
  • Christopher and His Kind
  • Housekeeping, Marilynne Robinson

  • Lyrics to "Goodnight Irene"
  • The 100 best novels: No 92: Housekeeping
  • Review of Bill Forsyth's movie adaptation
  • 2014-15

    Reading The Scarlet Letter by Amanada Claybaugh, Harvard Extension School

    2013-14

    Kathryn Schultz's review of Americanah, originally from New York magazine, May, 2013


    2011-12

    Twain's view of Cooper

    Paul Robeson's "Ballad for Americans"

    Some biographical info about Henry Roth

    Salinger's last Glass story, "Hapworth 16, 1924."

    Salinger's, "A Perfect Day for Bananfish"


    2010-11

    "Who were the Trojans? What language did they speak?"

    Auden's poem, "The Shield of Achilles"

    "How to Read a Novel" by Amanda Claybaugh

    Professor of English, Harvard University

     

    2009-10

    Review of Only Yesterday in The New Republic

    HP