BiblioFiles #54: Hard Times and Soap Boxes (What Are We Reading?)


Have you ever had that experience where you read a book by an author you absolutely love…and find that you don’t really love it? It’s Adam’s turn in the hot seat for this What Are We Reading? episode of BiblioFiles, and he’s talking to us about Charles Dickens’ Hard Times. As one of Dickens’ most enthusiastic advocates, we were surprised to learn that he didn’t much enjoy this novel. We grill him for the reasons why, discuss the proper places of questions vs. answers in literature, and talk about the different aspects of Dickens’ writing.

Referenced Works:

– Hard Times

– Little Dorrit

– Great Expectations

– A Tale of Two Cities

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