Shelf Life: Anne & Ana, or The Heroines of Our Youth

Gather a group of women in their thirties, mention Anne of Green Gables, and watch what happens:  their faces will soften, their eyes focusing on some long ago literary moment, when they read, discovered, and came to love little Anne Shirley of Green Gables. This moment has always been a bit uncomfortable for me because until … More Shelf Life: Anne & Ana, or The Heroines of Our Youth