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Searching for Book Clubs That Travel

I’m working on a book about reading and travel and searching for book clubs around the country who have taken a book-related trip together.  I’d love to hear from you.  Send comments.  Thanks. Terri

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Shadow Country and Swamplandia! in Florida’s Ten Thousand Islands

If you’re a fan of Peter Matthiessen’s National Book Award winner, Shadow Country, you may already have taken a day out of a Florida vacation and traveled to the Ten Thousand Islands area of southwest Florida to get a look … Continue reading

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Book Publishing and Selling May Change But the Landscape of Literature Remains

I’ve been reading a lot lately about how e-books are totally changing the world of reading, forcing bookstores out of business, panicking print publishers, and leaving authors confused about where to get their books published.  A recent article in the … Continue reading

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A Skeptic’s Guide to Writers’ Houses

I just finished reading A Skeptic’s Guide to Writers’ Houses, a tour of the homes of writers ranging from Hemingway to Poe to Langston Hughes by writer and English professor Anne Trubek. In this funny and very insightful book, Trubek examines … Continue reading

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Who Was Abe Lincoln? Lit and History Road Trips for Families

Famed historian David McCullough gave a presentation about his new book, The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris, on Tuesday night in Wayzata, Minnesota, near Minneapolis.  It’s the story of American artists, writers, physicians, politicians and others who traveled to Paris between … Continue reading

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Nancy Pearl and Bill Bryson on Travel

I’ve been flipping through Nancy Pearl’s latest volume of her Book Lust series, Book Lust to Go—Recommended Reading for Travelers, Vagabonds, and Dreamers.  It makes me want to pack my suitcase and try out a few of the locales for … Continue reading

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