edith wharton

Bleak-apalooza

Spend your Wednesday evening at Ada Books for a “Frome-In”, A marathon reading of Edith Wharton’s bleak, yet short, novel Ethan Frome to commemorate its 100th anniversary and also to celebrate the end of winter. Presented by Not About The Buildings. Bring your own copy of the book, or we’ll have a handful available for […]

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Sled Into Spring With Edith Wharton!

Stephin Merritt, musical genius and renowned slow-talker, reads Ethan Frome every year on his birthday, which festively falls in the middle of bleak January. Merritt recently described the book to SFWeekly as “perfect for birthday reading,” and goes on to say that it “expresses everything about how horrible New England is.” Back when I scheduled

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