Archives for November 2012

Wine Tasting in Eger, Hungary

By Katy Kelleher When Americans talk wine, there are a few places that tend to pop up in conversation again […]

Reading About The Holocaust During the Holidays

By Kelsey A. Liebenson-Morse Like any respectable book-a-holic, I cannot leave the library with fewer than three to five books. […]

Robinson Jeffers: The Poet and Stone Mason of Tor House

By Victor A. Walsh Carmel by the Sea was a wild, sparsely populated place when the California poet Robinson Jeffers […]

How Twilight Took Me Places I Never Thought I’d Go

I know what you’re thinking: Twilight hardly qualifies as literature, right? But I was swept up in the vampire craze, and read the each of the four books (Twilight, New Moon, Breaking Dawn, Eclipse) in Stephanie Meyer’s series.

The Hotel Monteleone: New Orleans Literary Landmark

By Kelsey A. Liebenson-Morse Everybody is nothing until you love them. –Tennessee Williams, The Rose Tattoo The Hotel Chelsea in […]

Book Review: Smilla’s Sense of Snow by Peter Hoeg

I long to travel to snowy regions and see the place where the ocean turns to thick, churning ice. But since I can’t hop a plane to Greenland, I do the second best thing: I read about it.

Dennis Lehane’s Live by Night: Island of Misfits

By Wes Newbury “As far as the writer as an outlaw,” said Dennis Lehane in his Literary Traveler interview,  “we are […]

Literary Traveler: Audrey Schulman

Today, in the auditorium of the Cambridge Public Library on Cambridge Street, Audrey Schulman is a well-traveled mother, successful novelist and entrepreneur.

Journeys from Words: One Literary Traveler Reflects

By Andrew Scott A good imagination can be swifter and safer than any known means of transport today. Pleasant platitude […]

John Irving’s Novel In One Person: Another Adept Look at Humankind

By Kelsey A. Liebenson-Morse John Irving’s latest novel In One Person tells the story of William, “Billy” Abbott, a bi-sexual man […]