Everybody over 40 knows what Rosemary’s Baby is about, just as they know Moby Dick is about a guy hunting a white whale. The difference between Ira Levin’s novel and Herman Melville’s is that there’s more to Moby Dick what everybody knows. Rosemary’s Baby by Ira Levin Random House, 1967, 245 p. 1967 bestseller # […]
Historical fiction doesn’t get any better than The Winthrop Woman, Anya Seton’s fascinating tale of Puritan America. The facts, dates, and circumstances are all true. Sexton said the story didn’t need any additions to make it exciting. (She’s right.) She even incorporated characters’ written words into the novel’s dialogue.