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2016 in Books

I’m a fan of Goodreads, the site that lets you track your reading and share books recommendations with others. They make a really pretty end-of-year summary of reading. I’m always startled by how little I’ve read, mainly because an enormous … Continue reading

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Here is a sonnet entitled “Easter” from CW’s 1925 collection Windows of Night. It is (you will not be surprised to find) not your usual Easter fare. May you have a blessed Resurrection Day–more peaceful than that of the poor … Continue reading

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Vote for your favorite CW book!

Here is a poll to determine which of CW’s many works in a variety of genres is currently his most popular. It follows the order I discussed in my “Reader’s Guide for Beginners.” If you have only read one of … Continue reading

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So Sick of CW

I’m having two problems in my Charles-Williams-related life right now. The first is the inaccessibility of his books. I’m not teaching at a local campus these days—only at Signum University online, where I recently took on the role of Chair … Continue reading

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Casting “The Place of the Lion”

Let’s play a game of pretend. Suppose you were making a movie of The Place of the Lion for the BBC: Which actors would you cast in the major roles? Go! Anthony Durant Damaris Tighe Quentin Sabot Richardson Dora Wilmot … Continue reading

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