2018 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

 This year is the 10th Anniversary of 2018 Emirates Airline Festival of Literature.  Last year there were there were 185 […]

The Minefield Girl by Sofia Ek

by Francis McGovern I just finished the memoir, The Minefield Girl by Sofia Ek. It’s a short but compelling read […]

The Snap Basket Luxe: Great New Tote for Books!

We found about this great new Tote bag, from CleverMade. The Snapbasket LUXE collection  combines style while being sustainable and […]

Jessica A. Beck: My Personal Legend – Looking Up

  My first memory on earth is drowning. I was four and I slipped under in the deep end in […]

Central Italy Tour – The Name of The Rose

Join us for this special trip to a classic destination, Classical Pursuits–style. On this journey to central Italy, we’re reprising […]

Edgar Allan Poe: An Afternoon at the Wissahickon

by Melissa Juliet Sagendorph Even during a bleak, snowy December afternoon, it’s hard to imagine the Wissahickon Valley Park serving […]

English Poets of WWI

 Journey with us to some of the most important towns and sites of the Western Front to commemorate the 100th […]

What is Your Personal Legend?

This year we are asking people to write about their “Personal Legend.” Each year I think everyone evaluates their life […]

Magic Mountains: Literature, Culture and Coffee in Colombia

 Colombia is one of the most spectacular and colorful countries in South America. It is the only country on the […]

My Personal Legend – Francis McGovern

When I think of My Personal Legend, the idea of what I am supposed to be, I think at some […]