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 ›
Willa Cather’s Spirit Lives On! The town of Jaffrey, NH is celebrating Willa Cather and the 100th anniversary of My Antonia next week. The name of this two-day event is Willa Cather’s Spirit Lives On! Festivities kick off with an evening reception… Read More ›
Willa Cather’s short story “Two Friends” in Obscure Destinies, first edition, some Connecticut & Yale history, and a brief appearance by Edith Wharton.
Today’s Willa on Wednesday feature is Andrew Jewell’s recent lecture, “Our Cather Heritage” Andrew Jewell is Professor of Digital Projects at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries and editor of the Willa Cather Archive The lecture takes off at about… Read More ›
Today’s #WillaOnWednesday takes you to the Willa Cather Memorial Prairie in Nebraska. This video is a 360 degree view that I recorded in the midst of the Willa Cather Memorial Prairie in Nebraska on March 11, 2011 using an old… Read More ›
I’m starting a new feature here on WildmooBooks and it will come as no surprise to regular readers of this blog that it involves one of my favorite writers, Willa Cather. The name of the feature is — drum… Read More ›