Our story for September is “Paul’s Case,” one of Cather’s most popular short stories. I read somewhere that it’s her most anthologized short story which, no doubt, contributes to it’s popularity. There have been a variety of adaptations — stage,… Read More ›
A photo essay from my recent visit to The Handley Library in Winchester, Virginia. A gorgeous Beaux Arts style building.
I’m happy to report that 2019 has started out with some excellent reads for me. Instead of ending this post with my one DNF of the month, I’ll start with it. That way, we’ll end on a high note.
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 ›