Hannah Joyner

Hannah Joyner

Hannah Joyner is a freelance critic and an independent historian who lives in the Washington, DC, area. Her scholarship includes Unspeakable: The Story of Junius Wilson (with Susan Burch) and From Pity to Pride: Growing Up Deaf in the Old South. You can find more of her bookish conversations on her YouTube channel, Hannah’s Books.


7 entries by Hannah Joyner

Book Review

The Young H.G. Wells

By Claire Tomalin

The Young H.G. Wells

Sadly, the man at the center of this new biography remains largely invisible.

Book Review

Lady Editor

By Melanie Kirkpatrick

Lady Editor

Though trailblazing, this ambitious widow was no protofeminist.

Book Review

Book Review

The Latinist: A Novel

By Mark Prins

The Latinist: A Novel

This cerebral thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat — and make you want to pull out that old copy of Wheelock’s Latin.

Book Review

The Young H.G. Wells: Changing the World

Sadly, the man at the center of this new biography remains largely invisible.

Book Review

Lady Editor: Sarah Josepha Hale and the Making of the Modern American Woman

Though trailblazing, this ambitious widow was no protofeminist.

Feature

As I Lay Trying

Learning to read Faulkner in the era of Black Lives Matter.