Last Monday I wrote about how writing a weekly blog post might keep me focused on what I want to read and help avoid shiny-new-book-syndrom. As I was still suffering from the mighty book hangover that Middlemarch gave me, I… Read More ›
Have you heard of Fitz-Greene Halleck?
He was known as America’s Byron.
You’d think with a weighty title like that most English majors would know about him.
I hadn’t heard of him until I moved to Guilford, CT and started digging around in the library for some local literary history.
I recently visited Whitlock’s Book Barn with my Book Cougars buddy Emily. This was a first visit for both of us. Whitlock’s has been in business since 1948. Meg, the manager, told us a little history of the place. There’s… Read More ›