Books by Muriel Spark
NPR stories about Muriel Spark
Being a positive role model is usually a part of a teacher's job description, but author Jennifer Miller knows not everyone lives up to that standard. She recommends three books about educators who lead students astray. Do you have a favorite book about a teacher? Tell us in the comments.
Author and secretary Lynn Peril knows that writing on the job is a time-honored tradition. She recommends three books that were written while the boss was looking the other way. Have you ever composed a novel at your day job? Tell us about it in the comments.
Originally published in 1988, Muriel Spark's novel leads the reader satirically through literary London society, with a lovably droll narrator as guide.