Dickens got a spot on Entertainment Weekly's new list of the 10 greatest novels of all time, with Great Expectations coming in fourth. EW calls it "the greatest morality tale ever written — and the greatest soap opera, too."
In an article for the New Zealand Herald News, Colin Hogg recounts his journey "in Dickens's footsteps."
There's an article here about how people who work with LinkedIn passwords are using A Tale of Two Cities for . . . something or other. Not being a techie, I can't understand a word of it, but maybe some of you can.
A letter written by Dickens's first love, Maria Beadnell, to her daughter Ella, was recently sold on eBay to a former English teacher.