Alaina Pincus and Shea Stuart

Alaina Pincus has a PhD from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and is editor of ABOPublic. Her work explores the intersections between Jewish identity, political thought, and citizenship on the one hand and British national identity and the enlightenment ideal of toleration on the other. When she's not writing or problem-solving on the website, she likes to read pulp fiction and cook for large groups of people. Shea Stuart is an associate professor of English at Gardner-Webb University and the 18th Century and Pop Culture section editor at ABOPublic. When not teaching and writing, she is on a bike. Connect with her on Twitter at @terfle or on Wordpress at

Behn’s Badass Bibliotheque: His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik Q&A

Welcome to our first Behn’s Badass Bibliotheque summer book group post! Alaina Pincus, general editor of ABO Public, and Shea Stuart, 18th Century and Pop Culture section editor, discuss His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik, which is the first book in her Temeraire series. The novel is a fantasy set during the Napoleonic Wars in which…