Friday, August 29, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

August Reading


Here's What I Read in August


1. Stranger to the Truth

2. Crime and Punishment

3. A Doll House

4. The Road

5. Revelation

Sunday, August 3, 2014

My Visit to See Emily Dickinson



This summer, my wife, Renee Brame, got to spend a week in Amherst, Massachussets, studying the life and work Emily Dickinson. She got to go because she wrote a fantastic essay and won a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, a similar award that sent me to Yale in the summer of 2010 to study the Canterbury Tales. I'm hoping to convince her to write a guest post for this blog. We'll see how that goes.

I flew into New England on a Friday afternoon, as she was finishing her seminar with Dickinson scholars. She then showed me around the city for the next few days,