The Bard 2.0

June 28, 2013 | 3 books mentioned

To celebrate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death in 2016, he’s getting a makeover. Jeanette Winterson is writing a cover of The Winter’s Tale, and Anne Tyler will be revamping The Taming of the Shrew for a 21st century audience. While you wait, watch Joss Whedon’s update of Much Ado About Nothing.

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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