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18 December 2017

Reading at a Cafe (ca. Jane Peterson Reading at a cafe

On the Post this week: women reading i.e. what most Persephone readers would rather be doing as they make mince pies, chop the red cabbage and apples, whip the cream. No, that’s a horrible thing to say, we love all the Christmas preparations, But who isn;t longing for Boxing Day when they might be allowed a few hours on the sofa with a Good Book? Reading at a Cafe c. 1920 is by Jane Peterson (1876-1965), she was American and if we ever did Fidelity as a Classic this would be the picture on the front.

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