Summer reading

Madeline Miller’s Circe

Please plan on reading Miller’s book before you come to campus in August. It will serve as a cornerstone to a series of activities in Autumn Term and events throughout the academic year.

Madeline Miller attended Brown University, where she earned her BA and MA in Classics. She has also studied in the Dramaturgy department at Yale School of Drama, where she focused on the adaptation of classical texts to modern forms. The Song of Achilles, her first novel, was awarded the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction and was a New York Times Bestseller. Her second novel, Circe, was an instant number 1 New York Times bestseller, and won the Indies Choice Best Adult Fiction of the Year Award and the Indies Choice Best Audiobook of the Year Award, as well as being shortlisted for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction.

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