Sometimes, you just have to re-read Dorothy Sayers’s Gaudy Night.
Gaudy Night is one of my very favorite books in the world for oh so many reasons. The lyricism of the writing, the still relevant question of how women are to balance careers and families, the love song to university life that never ceases to make me homesick for the spires and stones, the researches and debates, the musty libraries and fusty dining halls, of my own undergrad institution. I try to ration my re-reads and save them for when I really, truly need them.
Once that’s done… two treats just arrived in the mail. From my wonderful editor, an upcoming novel about Milady de Winter, and from one from one of my favorite people, my very own fellow W, Beatriz Williams, a gorgeous, hot off the presses ARC of her July book, The Golden Hour. So you can guess what I’ll be reading next!
What have you been reading this week?