Allegra Goodman: By the Book July 14, 2017 by SBolithoe Leave a comment The author of “The Chalk Artist” admires Mary Garth in “Middlemarch”: “She is not only brave and witty, but totally sane. That’s hard to write. Madness is easy. A character with good sense is a tour de force.” What books are on your night stand now? http://ift.tt/2tPC2fp Advertisements Rate this:Share this:FacebookGoogleTwitterEmailPrintLinkedInRedditTumblrPinterestPocketTelegramLike this:Like Loading... Related Author: SBolithoe Librarian, author, blogger, presenter, history buff and animal lover.