Mark Scarbrough is back with another of his engaging literary lecture series.
An ex-patriot, a gadabout, a raconteur, and mostly a master craftsman, Henry James did what few could: he changed the way writers work. He turned fiction inward, toward the marrow in the bone, to explore the ways people make sense of their lives in the most extraordinary circumstances. Read and explore his smaller gems in novellas that chronicle the Gilded Age, a mirror to ours.
Books will be available for sale in the library. Please inquire at the desk
Reading April 27: “The Altar of the Dead” and “The Beast in the Jungle”
Meets in the Wardell Room