For our October Readers’ Review: a novella that became an instant classic when it was written nearly two centuries ago. It is the ghostly tale of a lanky loner and a headless horseman. Some even call it the first American horror story. Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving.
Jedediah Purdy was home-schooled in his native West Virginia and is currently a student at Yale Law School. In his book “For Common Things” (Knopf) he explores his concern over the irony and cynicism he sees in his generation.
- Jedediah Purdy author
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