Literary Radar

Articles, book reviews, literary critiques and journalistic reports around books on local and international media.

"Ophelia and After: Inventing the Lonely Literary Woman" | Literary Hub | 6/12/2019

Essay on Ophelia's solitude and loneliness in Hamlet and its contribution to feminism in English literature.

Not Lost in Translation: Provocative Foreign Fiction | The New York Times | 20/11/2019

The New York Times highlights "Why why why" by Quim Monzó in this year's must read list.

The best books of 2019 – picked by the year’s best writers | The Guardian | 1/12/2019

Jojo Moyes, Bernardine Evastisto and Casey Cep, the winners and runners-up of this year's most coveted literary awards, will pick their three favourite titles of 2019.

Eight Audiobook Classics Written, and Narrated, by Women | The New York Times | 22/11/2019

"To the lighthouse" by Virginia Woolf and "The feminine mystique" by Atwood are some of the eight literary classics written by women and now also narrated by women. 

Warren, and the Legacy of the Stoic Woman | Literary Hub | 18/11/2019

Review on Jane Austen's most famous heroines and lessons all of them need to learn, such as Emma Woodhouse, who needs to stop meddling in other's romantic lives and Marianne Dashwood who must be more careful with her actions and who...

Jane Austen Has Left the Building — and So Have Dickens and Waugh | The New York Times | 15/11/2019

We reenter in twenty famous fictional dwellings that Christina Hardyment recalls in her books, such as "The Castle of Otranto" and "Mansfield Park".