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Book Note: Year of the Mad King

24 June 2019

Sher, Antony. Year of the Mad King: The Lear Diaries. Illus. Antony Sher. London: Nick Hern, 2018. And now we have the latest (please note that I didn't say "last") of the Antony Sher...

Book Note: Year of the Fat Knight

21 June 2019

Sher, Antony Year of the Fat Knight: The Falstaff Diaries. Illus. Antony Sher. London: Nick Hern Books, 2016.Some time ago, I wrote about Antony Sher's Year of the King (for which,...

Book Note: Julius Caesar and Me: Exploring Shakespeare's African Play

20 June 2019

Joseph, Patterson. Julius Caesar and Me: Exploring Shakespeare's African Play. London: Methuen Drama (Bloomsbury), 2018. I wrote briefly on the Julius Caesar with a modern African...

Book Note: Nemesis by Agatha Christie

30 May 2019

Christie, Agatha. Nemesis. New York: Dodd, Mead, and Company, 1971,Agatha Christie often has a little bit of Shakespeare in her mystery novels.For example, click here or here or here!In...