Archives for November 2013

Literary Traveler Holiday Gift Guide 2013

The closer we get to Thanksgiving (and Black Friday), the more our inboxes are inundated with guides to the newest, […]

Stocking Stuffers for the Literary Traveler

While finishing up your holiday shopping, you may be looking for that elusive something extra: the perfect stocking stuffer.  After […]

Orange is the New Black: The Memoir Behind the Hit Series

By Kelsey A. Liebenson-Morse In Piper Kerman’s 2011 memoir, Orange Is The New Black, Kerman takes the reader “inside” her […]

Powell’s Books: Portland’s Iconic Independent Bookstore

By Alyssa Smith Ranked higher than a visit to the International Rose Test Garden or a bite from one of […]

The Beat Hotel: American Writers in Paris, 1957-1963

By Matthew Nilsson Standing on the shores of Paris’ Left Bank, tucked away on Rue Gît-le-Cœur, I check my map, […]

The Counselor: Cormac McCarthy as Screenwriter and Why it Works

By Amanda Festa Based on the trailer alone, The Counselor was a movie that my dad and I could agree […]

A Tour Less Ordinary: The Hidden Poetry of Italy’s Literary Landmarks

By Jessica Monk “Literature is a way to experiment with the world. You can have a story that is rich […]

Ender’s Game — What to Expect from the Film Adaptation

By Wesley Sharer Ender’s Game, which we recommended as part of our Summer Reading Challenge, is a 1985 science fiction […]