Still prepping for arguments about Anonymous — which still hasn’t made it to Key West — by reading up on the Shakespeare authorship issue. My current title is Contested Will by James Shapiro, acquired via Interlibrary Loan (thanks, Alachua County!). Here’s my teaser:
“This was no parlor game for Twain, nor was his interest in Shakespeare and the authorship question a passing fancy. Quite the contrary; no writer of his day had wrestled longer with both.” – p. 131
Want to play along? Check out all the Teasers in the Comments section of the Should Be Reading blog — post your own link or, if you don’t have a blog, just post your teaser in the comment. Happy reading!