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.


5 entries by Hannah Joyner

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.