Tag Archive | historical

Summer reading, in short.

Summer reading, in short.

Somewhere in between the unbearably muggy days, weekend daytrips, going back to Canada for a visit, and coaching Japanese junior high kids for the English speech contest (success! we brought home a trophy), my stack of books has been growing but none of them seem to be getting finished. This clearly has to something to […]

Jonathan Strange and Downton Abbey

Potentially good news (maybe) for fans of Susanna Clarke’s Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell! A film adaptation is apparently in the works. Or was. Is? Potentially good news for Downton Abbey fans…Julian Fellowes, the screenwriter, is also working on a film script. …as luck would have it, they are one and the same. Fellowes has […]