We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
Challenges / Classic Literature / Highly Recommended

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

Last year, when I read The Haunting of Hill House, a lot of readers said that We Have Always Lived in the Castle is their favorite Shirley Jackson novel. I can see why. This was Jackson’s final novel, published in 1962. It’s a story about two sisters, Mary Catherine (Merricat) and Constance, who live with … Continue reading

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Reading Huck Finn, Part I

Okay, not surprisingly, I didn’t hear a ton of interest in reading The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.  But even if I’m talking mostly to myself, here’s my schedule in case you’re thinking about it. November 9: discuss Chapters 1-16, post questions on chapters 17-30 November 16: Chapters 17-30, November 16 November 23: Chapters 31-43 and … Continue reading