Have you judged “Ophelia” by its cover? If you’ve ever wondered why a pig was hanging out with Poe and Hemingway…Here’s your answer.
From the category archives:
With the arrival of “The Social Network,” NPR’s All Things Considered has brought back Facebook Hamlet and given it the full Shakespearean treatment. Zounds!
The Folger Shakespeare Theatre will be celebrating everything Hamlet this spring…and “Maidens” is included! Join us (for free) at the Folger May 21st at 6:30 pm, where I’ll be reading from and discussing the book before a performance of the play. There are several other Hamfest events, including a discussion of the film Discovering Hamlet with Sir Derek Jacobi and Richard Clifford. Here’s more from the Washington Post.
I am thrilled to share this interview from The New Yorker’s Book Bench.
I couldn’t resist this one…giving the ‘Ophelia’/’Facebook Lit’ treatment to good ol’ Dan Brown on The Huffington Post. Many other bestselling authors included. As always, I don’t know how some things here happened…like Joyce Carol Oates being overt with emoticons. Perhaps I was inhabited by a mysterious spirit of the ancients?