Reading Links #80

View of the Cloaca Maxima, Rome, 1814 by Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg.

Good morning! I hope your weekend is off to a lovely start!!

Grab your cup of tea and enjoy some light procrastination.

Painting returned 87 years after Nazis stole it from a Jewish family in Berlin. I always cry with relief when I hear of stolen property being returned. Though it can’t undo the pain and trauma.

I’m listening to Shirley by Charlotte Brontë. It’s not as good as Jane Eyre, but it’s a completely different story so it’s not fair to compare them. It’s a bit of a love triangle between two good friends and the man they both love. I’m just not sure how I feel about it yet, but I’ll write more when I finish listening to the audiobook.

Victober 2020 is so much fun. Yesterday I gave a mid-month Victober update.

A Beginner’s Guide to Gothic Fantasy and Best Books.

9 Halloween books to read with your kids this October.

Jane Brontë’s obituary by The New York Times.

The secret meaning of ghost stories.

Why embracing change is the key to a good life.

xoxo, Jane

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