Advent Calendar with a Literary Twist

Wow. I love Project Gutenberg. And Christmas stories. And, and…

I love that reblog button. This came via Doggedly In Rome, BTW.

THE LITERARY MAN

Ladies and Gentlemen, today marks the first day of December and we couldn’t resist sharing Project Gutenberg’s Literary Advent Calendar courtesy of Hymns and Carols of Christmas. Thanks to Project Gutenberg, all texts listed below are free online by clicking on the links. Of course, you can supplement or substitute with Christmas favorites of your own including children’s Christmas stories like HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS and THE POLAR EXPRESS.

A LITERARY ADVENT CALENDAR

December 1: A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens

December 2: THE GIFT OF THE MAGI by O. Henry

December 3: THE STORY OF THE OTHER WISE MEN by Henry Van Dyke

December 4: OLD CHRISTMAS from the Sketchbook of Washington Irving

December 5: CHRISTMAS TALES AND CHRISTMAS VERSE by Eugene Field

December 6: THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS by Henry Van Dyke

December 7: A CHRISTMAS GARLAND by Sir Max Beerbohm

December 8: THE FEAST…

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