Sunday, June 01, 2014

Mary Beard's 6 best books

Mary Beard is professor in classics at Cambridge and classics editor of the Times Literary Supplement. Her books include The Roman Triumph and The Fires of Vesuvius.

One of Beard's six best books, as shared at the Daily Express:
A ROOM OF ONE’S OWN by Virginia Woolf

There is something very satisfying about a short book that goes straight to the point. This started life as lectures given to women in Cambridge in the 1920s.

The question is: what does a women need to be a creative writer? The answer: money and a room of her own. Absolutely.
Read about another entry on the list.

A Room of One’s Own is among Gish Jen's five notable lectures on writing.

--Marshal Zeringue