Archives for March 2015

Why I Love Biographies, Even If They’re Not Great: ‘Fire and Rain: The James Taylor Story’

By Antoinette Weil.  Fire and Rain is one of the most memorable and well known James Taylor songs, and is […]

Barry Hannah’s Late Love Song to Mississippi: “Get Some Young”

By William Caverlee. In devising his strange fictions, Mississippi’s Barry Hannah was nearer to a poet and musician than a […]

Letters To The Places We Miss The Most: Marlborough, New Zealand

Dear Marlborough, New Zealand, Last week, I was in a wine shop and saw your name on a Sauvignon Blanc […]

Bookniture: Take Your Books and Go!

  Interested in finding new books for you adventures? Like Kramer’s coffee table book that turns into a coffee table, […]

Discovering Morrissey’s Manchester

By Brian Baer Approaching my first Christmas in Manchester, UK, I bellied up to the bar in my favorite Portland […]

Love in Graphics: Reviewing Brian K. Vaughan’s Epic ‘Saga’

By Alina Sutherland Saga Vol. 1 opens with a singular image of a woman’s face. Her teeth clenching together, sweat […]

Bookstore Review: Brattle Book Shop is Used Book Heaven

Words and Illustration by Haley Houseman. If you’re looking to fall down the rabbit hole of beatified vintage volumes, Boston’s […]

We Recommend This App: Trover, A Social Network for Travelers

By Alex Nicoll. Trover is an image-hosting app created by the founder of Expedia. In this age of Instagram, Facebook, […]

The 2015 Literary Fauxscars: The Results are In!

Every year, the staff of Literary Traveler has a lot of fun watching and discussing the year’s best (and not-so-great) […]