Little Women ch. 11 "Experiments"


Louisa May Alcott

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Tonight, we’ll read the next chapter to “Little Women” by American author Louisa May Alcott, published in 1868, titled “Experiments”.

Following the lives of the four March sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy—the novel details their passage from childhood to womanhood and is loosely based on the author and her sisters.

If you would like to start at the beginning, the first episode aired on December 18th, 2019. You can listen to the whole series in order at

In the last episode, we sit on a meeting of The Pickwick Club, the girls secret literary club. By the end, it turns out that Jo had Laurie hiding, and he is revealed to much consternation from the others. Soon though, he is welcomed into the group, and he provides a private mail box (or post office, as they refer to it) to exchange communication between the households.