Last month we kicked off the Willa Cather Short Story Project with “Flavia and Her Artists.” That story was the first in Cather’s 1905 short story collection, The Troll Garden, her first published book of prose. This month we’ll… Read More ›
Last week I attended an event with Min Jin Lee in conversation with Mark Oppenheimer. They were talking about writing and one of the comments Min made was about tone. She asked if anyone knew the definition of… Read More ›
The Willa Cather Short Story Project beings!
Today is my nine-year anniversary blogging here at WildmooBooks and I’m excited to announce a new reading challenge, The Willa Cather Short Story Project! Beginning in February, I’m embarking on an adventure to read all of Cather’s short stories, one… Read More ›
Yesterday I wrote about Susan Orlean’s new book, The Library Book. Today I’m sharing a tidbit about Althea Warren, one of the librarians that Orlean writes about. A Victory Book Campaign publicity photo of Althea Warren, November 26, 1941. (Source:… Read More ›