Literary Halloween – Part I: 5 Costumes with Character

By Jessica Monk Halloween, I confess: I’ve failed you. My costumes have been offbeat, inappropriate, and dangerously conceptual. Being a […]

In “Alive, Alive Oh!”, Diana Athill Remembers a Remarkable Life

By Mary Kate Costigan At 97 years old, Diana Athill has a lot of story to tell. Biographical details alone […]

The Buried Giant: Why the Fantastic Isn’t Always Important in Fantasy

by Mary Kate Costigan In his first novel in ten years, Booker Prize winning author Kazuo Ishiguro enters a realm […]

Literary Traveler Gift Guide: Great New Books for Everyone on Your List

by Katy Kelleher Thanksgiving has come and gone, which means one thing in American consumer culture: it’s time to start […]

The Library Hotel: Literary Luxury in New York City

By Amanda Festa Hotels belong to no one and everyone. They are temporary resting places, providing transient comfort when we […]

Emirates Airline Festival: A Literary Oasis Amid the Dazzle of Dubai

By Ann Kirkland It has been a long and brutal winter in Toronto. So, when I was invited to the […]

Love on the Road: An Anthology of Love and (Wander)Lust

By Amanda Festa “My message will make sense to those who are willing to listen…who appreciate contradiction, nuance, and who […]

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, […]

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 Literary Traveler Summer Reading Challenge

By Amanda Festa Summer is in full swing, and with so many gorgeous days to take advantage of, we are […]