Monday December 20th, 2010

Dickens Out Loud for the Holidays

The Book Bench’s Elizabeth Minkel recently took in a reading of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol at Housing Works Bookstore in New York. Readers who teamed up for the task included Francine Prose, Jonathan Ames, 30 Rock’s Scott Adsit, Patrick McGrath, and Mary Gaitskill, who said of Dickens: “I think people who think he’s corny just can’t read.”