Posted on November 29, 2023 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Louisa May Alcott was born on this day in 1832.

She is, of course, beloved for Little Women, but that's not her only work — nor, says scholar Liz Rosenberg, is it even her best work.

Not to disrespect it; it's just that Rosenberg has the utmost praise and respect for Alcott's various works of nonfiction.

Rosenberg, who edited A Strange Life: Selected Essays of Louisa May Alcott, highlights some of her favorite nonfiction pieces from Alcott in an essay for Literary Hub.

And if you want to keep celebrating Alcott today, here are some posts from our blog archive on her ...

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