Articles by Margot Livesey

February 27, 2012

The Beginning of the Brontes 2

None of the Brontes’ work would have seen the light of day had it not been for Charlotte. At the age of twenty she wrote to the Poet Laureate, Robert Southey, sending him some of her poems and professing not merely a desire to write but “to be for ever known.”

September 25, 2009

#1: The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen 36

In the spring and summer of 2001, people who were listening could hear The Corrections coming.