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Preserving F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Birthplace

My book club took a little F. Scott Fitzgerald tour in St. Paul a few weeks ago.  We walked around the neighborhood where he was born and grew up, taking in his various residents and hang-outs and staring as so … Continue reading

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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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Stanley and Stella Shouting Contest in New Orleans

I just got back from a few days in New Orleans where I caught a portion of the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival.  The fest features famous writers, actors and authors (this year including Piper Laurie, Amanda Plummer, and playwright … Continue reading

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Beyond Austin into the Texas Hill Country

Though the South by Southwest music, film and interactive fest has dominated Austin lately, the city has has a ton to offer year-round including great food, shopping, and music coming out of every doorway on 6th Street. In addition, if … Continue reading

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South Beach Lifeguard Houses, Miami Beach, Florida


5th Street Guardhouse, South Beach, with a version of of the Miami Beach logo.

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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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Beer and Books in Wisconsin

Mark Twain said, “I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.”  One of my book clubs travels fairly often, usually on short jaunts … Continue reading

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