The Second Circle offers considered readings of the best of contemporary literature.

Time and again our eyes were brought together
by the book we read; our faces flushed and paled
-Dante, Inferno

The speaker is Francesca, avid believer in the joys of a good read, cast down to hell’s second circle for her bookly sins: read on, ye fallen!¬†Here’s the list of books under review.


A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Fiction