“Dickens would be shocked at how much ‘A Christmas Carol’ shapes our holidays,” says scholar Natalie McKnight

Sponsored by BYU Studies—It’s been more than 175 years since Charles Dickens first published A Christmas Carol, but the book is as relevant as ever.

Join Natalie McKnight, president of the Dickens Society, as she talks about Dickens and Christmas.

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10 years after the first ‘Mistborn’ trilogy, Utah author Brandon Sanderson reflects on the question that started it

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah author Brandon Sanderson wanted to know what would happen if the bad guy won.

“What if Frodo (from ‘Lord of the Rings’) had gotten to the end of the long journey through Mordor and the Dark Lord Sauron said, ‘Hey, that’s my ring. Thanks for bringing it back,” Sanderson said in an email interview. Continue reading “10 years after the first ‘Mistborn’ trilogy, Utah author Brandon Sanderson reflects on the question that started it”