Posts Tagged: Victorian era

Mixed Feelings: Happy Wife, Happy Life

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Ending a relationship is hard, but it’s not as hard as quitting an institution. And the thing we often forget about marriage is that it is an institution.

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Are Books Getting Dumber Because We Want Them To?

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Over at Bloomberg View, Stephen L. Carter examines the Amazon of the Victorian era, a book distributor named Charles Edward Mudie, and how readers are really to blame for literary fiction’s struggle to find a readership. Carter writes about Mudie in response to Ursula K. Le Guin’s post at Book View Cafe arguing that Amazon […]

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