Reading “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” by Dylan Thomas evokes memories of Christmases in New Orleans with family, friends, and Cherry Bounce.
“The Old Curiosity Shop” by Charles Dickens, with some of the author’s most memorable characters, isn’t about a shop at all — it’s about a road trip.
Come learn the secrets of being a wild reader. Or just share your January pages. Megan Willome leads the way, with her January good reads.
Come learn the secrets of being a wild reader. Or just share your October pages. Megan Willome leads the way, with her October good reads.
“Pickwick Papers” explains why Charles Dickens first became popular, but “David Copperfield” demonstrates why Dickens has endured.
Reading poetry can lead to the discovery of other poets and their poetry, such as what happened when other poets led to Norman Nicholson and Frank Stanford.
For 75 cents, Glynn Young purchases a book of poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay and considers both the poet and the woman who wrote her name on the inside cover.
Meeting the author of a favorite childhood book, Watership Down, a young Heather Eure is inspired in her own quest to be a writer.
Kimberlee Conway Ireton shares her top 10 YA and children’s books (actually, 17 or so).
Ten great Pride and Prejudice Resources. Okay, some are just plain fun. But that’s great too, no?
A thematic playlist to help you celebrate the 200th birthday of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Snark included, no extra charge.
Five fun quotes from Pride and Prejudice promised to nurse one sick author back to health. Or maybe it was the dose of Colin Firth. One can never be sure.
Happy 200th birthday, Pride & Prejudice. Instead of cake, we made you an infographic. Take that for a turn around the drawing room.
The Mount is celebrating Edith Wharton’s 151st birthday today. Wharton was born in chilly January, on the 24th, in 1862, in New York City.