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Today is the birthday of Harriet Beecher Stowe.
Here are four books that together give a rich introduction to her work
(Three of which are available as FREE Kindle ebooks)

Although she is best known for Uncle Tom’s Cabin, she wrote over 30 books.

HT: Rachel Marie Stone for urging us to take a deeper look at Stowe’s work in her Writers on the Classics post for us earlier this year.

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Uncle Tom’s Cabin: A Novel

FREE for Kindle

Of course, you should start with her classic novel on slavery, if you haven’t read it already.

 

Rachel Marie StoneIn 2013, we are encouraging our readers to mix up their reading habits, and read (or re-read) classics in addition to new books, such as the ones we review here in the ERB.

Broadly speaking, a classic is any book that is not a new book, or in other words that is worth reading five, ten or even one hundred years after its initial publication. ERB Editor Chris Smith has an article on The Huffington Post website arguing for reading a mix of classics and new books in 2013.

 

We’ve asked a number of noted writers to pick the classics that they often return to, and we will be running these lists as a weekly feature on our website through 2013.

This week’s post in the series is by Rachel Marie Stone.

Writers on the Classics:
[ #1 – Shane Claiborne ] [ #5 (Last Week) – Jen Pollock Michel ]

 

Rachel Marie Stone is the author of Eat With Joy: Redeeming God’s Gift of Food, just out from InterVarsity Press. She’s also the author of a book about Jesus for children with the working title God’s Upside-Down Kingdom, forthcoming from Olive Branch Books this year. Her writing appears in places like Christianity TodaySojourners, Books & Culture, The Huffington Post, The Christian Century, RELEVANTCatapult, The Suffolk Times, PRISM, The Progressive Christian, Creation Care Magazine, and Flourish Magazine. She’s a regular contributor to Christianity Today’s popular women’s blog, Her.meneutics, and tweets @rachel_m_stone.

 


 

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