I pray that the children will love books

I’ve always loved libraries. Almost 70 years have passed since I went to Cambridge and first visited the Seeley Historical Library near Senate House. In this library I spent some of the happiest hours of my life: I can still remember the special scent that wafted through these book corridors – a mixture of book … Read more

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Book Review: “Endless to the End” by Laurel Snyder, illustrated by DanSantat

Poet Laurel Snyder, a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, is a Geisel Award-winning children’s book author. Endless to the end is her first collaboration with Caldecott Award-winning illustrator Dan Santat (who is loved in my home for his work on Corey Rosen Schwartz The three ninja pigs). It’s not her first pick-your-path book, however. … Read more

Where You End and I Begin by Leah McLaren review – a white-knuckle study of imperfect love | Autobiography and memoirs

AAuthor and journalist Leah McLaren was a precocious 13-year-old when she collapsed at her mother’s kitchen table one night in Toronto, describing a harrowing sexual experience at a pool party. Her mother, Cessie, made her a cup of herbal tea, added a sip of whiskey and countered it with a story of her own. At … Read more

How many words did Shakespeare invent?

This content contains affiliate links. If you shop through these links, we may receive an affiliate commission. In the Doctor Who episode “The Shakespeare Code,” Shakespeare’s word combinations prove magical enough to free a witch-like alien species who are attempting to take over Earth and turn it back to fire and blood. His “new and … Read more

Katłįà Lafferty publishes a novel about the housing system in the North

Dene author Katłįà Lafferty is publishing her third novel, this time with a message about the northern housing system. Lafferty’s first book, Northern Wildflower, was published in 2018. The memoir told the story of growing up as a Dene woman in the North, dealing with intergenerational trauma, addiction, love and poverty. The author’s second book, … Read more