Welcome to The Big Read 2022! Reading and discussing the book this year, one chapter per day, has been eye-opening, intellectually stimulating, and immensely rewarding—and I’m really looking forward to another year of it. Before we kick off in 2022, I’ll be sending five free…
This week we read a number of short chapters in a row, which for some (myself included) actually throws off the flow a little bit. Because of that, this…
I hope everyone is enjoying diving into the reading of War and Peace! For those who have read it before, the slow pace of only one chapter per day…
In the previous email, I included a link for the New Year’s Eve message I sent out. That was a bad link. So here’s that message one more time for folks…
Hello readers and happy new year! I hope you’re enjoying War and Peace so far—there obviously hasn’t been much reading yet, but those first few chapters…
If you’re a ‘22 reader, you’re welcome to ignore this concluding email for ‘21 readers, but I thought you might be interested in seeing some of my…
I’m going to open today’s email with a little bit of a necessary spoiler: the end of the first epilogue is our final glimpse of the characters we’ve…
“Seven years had passed since the events of 1812.” Right as we enter the epilogue, Tolstoy makes it clear that we’re well into the future. Nikolay and…
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