Literary Wives: The Stars Are Fire

I’ve failed this month. I’ve probably failed at more important things than reading the Literary Wives book pick, Anita Shreve’s The Stars Are Fire (2017), but I always feel particularly melancholy when I don’t hit my reading goals.

My reading for the past two months has been dominated by academic journal articles and books about South Africa and Botswana. I’m planning a research trip to those countries in May 2019, and a midterm report is due in January to the grant funders, so my research partner and I are busy preparing for that.

That said, you don’t have to miss out on the Literary Wives discussion. Please visit the other bloggers’ sites and check out their posts on The Stars Are Fire.

Naomi of Consumed by Ink

Kay of What Me Read

Lynn of Smoke & Mirrors

Eva of The Paperback Princess

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Also, you can participate in February 2019 when we read They Were Sisters (1945) by Dorothy Whipple, the female author about whom I wrote my master’s thesis.

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  1. Darn! I was so anxious to see what you thought of this one, Emily! Darn work! Darn that academia!! 😁👍 Hopefully next time!

    1. Ha ha! Yes, it can be grueling. I wish I had more time to just read for fun (which is what I used to think being a professor would mean). Then I became one and learned better.

  2. The reading you’ve been doing sounds SO interesting! I hope it has been, anyway. 🙂
    Now I’m *really* looking forward to February’s book, knowing you wrote your master’s thesis about her!

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