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Shakespeare’s Favorite Writers

Every writer has favorite authors he or she likes to read, which¬†often show up in the writer’s own works, in one way or another (my favorites include Annie Dillard, Louis L’Amour, Wendell Berry, and, well, William Shakespeare). So who were … Continue reading

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Why I Love Shakespeare

People ask me often, “Why do you love Shakespeare so much?” Let me count the ways (see what I did there?).

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A Writer’s Annual Reading Plan

For many years now, I have seldom lacked an answer to Polonius’s famous question of Hamlet, “What do you read, my lord?” (Hamlet, II, 2, 191). Not just because I maintain a library of a few thousand volumes, but also … Continue reading

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Why I Wrote The Bard and the Bible

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