North by Shakespeare

Michael Blanding’s deep dive into the world of Shakespearean scholarship is almost as much fun as sitting in a theater.

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Review of ‘North by Shakespeare’

In his entertaining new work, North by Shakespeare: A Rogue Scholar’s Quest for the Truth Behind the Bard’s Work, bestselling author and investigative journalist Michael Blanding digs deep into the world of Shakespearean scholarship. He chronicles the tireless research of Dennis McCarthy, an outsider in academia, about links between Shakespeare’s plays and the writings of…

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