Archives for January 2015

Gone Girl: What’s Lost in Translation and Does it Matter?

By Wesley Sharer When I think of my wife I always think of her head. I picture cracking her lovely […]

Dispatches from Dubrovnik, the Pearl of the Adriatic

by Patrick Darcey I traced her scars with the tips of my fingers, wiping cement powder on my dark pant […]

Festival Season Preview: The Hay Festival Returns to Kells

by G.J. Schear Kells. The very name suggests books. One of the most famous in the world, The Book of […]

Bookstore Review: Word, A Haven for Bookish Types in Brooklyn

by Haley Houseman On a bright and sunny corner of hip Greenpoint, there is 850 square feet set aside for […]

The 2015 Literary Fauxscars: And the Nominees are…

By Amanda Festa Award show season is here again, and while the Academy Awards has its merits, one “Best Adapted […]

Hemingway in the Snow

Hemingway’s tracks in the snow are easy to follow. This was the Hemingway of the 20’s. Back from the Great War, Hemingway was still on his way. A reporter based in Paris for the Toronto Star, a roving correspondent writing down what he saw in typical staccato sentences; he was juggling a vast appetite for life and a tiny budget.

The Fantasy of the Arctic

by Katy Kelleher “Go West, young man” is an old adage, one that speaks to that particularly American dream of […]

On Pizza in Naples and Flying Solo: Five Questions with Literary Traveler Contributor Ruth Setton

Here at Literary Traveler we’re blessed with a truly amazing roster of writers. In our new column, Five Questions, we […]

A Weekend Away: The Quickie Culture Guide to Prague

by Audrey Burns Prague, the beautiful and historic capital of the Czech Republic, was home to Bohemian kings and queens, […]

The Importance of Empathy: Walking in Loung Ung’s Footsteps in Cambodia

By Katie Steinharter They say that at the end of the day, we’re all not that different. I disagree. Life […]