It’s Thomas Hardy’s Birthday (Do We Care?)

Column by Leah Dearborn June 3, 2022
Is “Jude the Obscure” really anyone’s favorite book? What does “The Mayor of Casterbridge” say to the 21st century reader?

LURID: Spine-Tingling Victorian Ghost Stories

Column by Karina Wilson December 14, 2012
The Victorians perfected the art of the chilling ghost story, ideal for whiling away long winter evenings. Here's a selection to add some seasonal spice to your Yuletide reading.