Middlemarch Madness: The Winner Revealed

This is it! We’re finally here, about the reveal the winner of the first annual Persephone Magazine Middlemarch Madness.  We’ve gone from 90+ wonderful women from all of our favorite books down to one.  At first glance, the votes between the final two weren’t even close, but things aren’t always what they seem. Read More Middlemarch Madness: The Winner Revealed

Dry Wit: Getting With the Program

So, I don’t know how many of you are recovering alcoholics (you saucy wenches) and I don’t know how many of you are living or dealing with a recovering alcoholic (seriously, I’m sorry about that), but it kind of seemed that the moment I mentioned to close friends that I was quitting drinking and working on recovery and building coping mechanisms that weren’t tragically hurtful, they all seemed to assume that I was going to join Alcoholics Anonymous.