This week Maggie and Harmony explore Carmilla by Sheridan Le Fanu. Maggie reads a version edited by our favorite, Carmen Maria Machado, and Harmony listens to an Audible dramatized adaptation. They explore narrative lenses, the meaning of lesbian vampires, and orientalism in the text.

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What we’re reading:

Anne of Windy Poplars by L. M. Montgomery

Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi

The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

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