Middlemarch Madness

Your Middlemarch Madness IV Bracket

The tabulation unicorns have counted all your votes, and we’re ready to reveal the 64 wonderful women who’ve made it through to the tournament bracket. 


Classic Woman-centric Movie Review: “Jane Eyre” (1943)

Happy Friday, Persephoneers! In the bleak chill of winter, there are times when I like to watch a film based on a classic novel. This week’s pick, “Jane Eyre,” based on Charlotte Bronte’s work, was made in 1943 and stars Orson Welles as Mr. Rochester and Joan Fontaine as Jane Eyre. The film was directed […]


5 Books I Loved, 5 Books I Hated, and 5 I Never Finished

Some books stick with you. Some were a struggle. Some you never finish. Here are mine.