What do I mean by "The Great Books"?
I actually mean a list composed by two old white English professors and published in 1999
The most common question I get when telling people I’m writing about the Great Books is “What do you mean by ‘The Great Books'?”
It’s a question I initially found confusing and perplexing. I’m like, “you know, Aristotle and Plato and Shakespeare and Milton and all the super-classics that you hear about but never read. “
Woman of Letters is a reader-suppor…