If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a photo taken inside of a library must be worth at least a million words. This photo is my contribution to #WordlessWednesday. Or shall we say, Nearly Wordless Wednesday? (I’m looking at you, Nearly Headless Nick.) This is the […]
I blog about books and libraries at WildmooBooks.com and cohost the podcast, Book Cougars: Two Middle-Aged Women on the Hunt for a Good Read. I also review mysteries, thrillers, and related history for Criminal Element.
Today’s Willa on Wednesday feature is Andrew Jewell’s recent lecture, “Our Cather Heritage” Andrew Jewell is Professor of Digital Projects at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries and editor of the Willa Cather Archive The lecture takes off at about the 10 minute mark. Source: Nebraska Lecture, […]
I mentioned in the last post that my Book Cougars cohost Emily and I were up to something for National Poetry Month. What we’ve done is ask a bunch of our friends to record themselves reading a favorite poem and each day in April we’ll share one of […]
April is National Poetry Month and the Book Cougars have something in the works to celebrate. As part of that, I was at B&N yesterday browsing around in the poetry section. I also read around in Gary Vaynerchuk’s new book, Crushing It!: How Great Entrepreneurs Build Their Business […]
If you like crime fiction with a slow burn that lingers long after you’ve finished it, run, don’t walk to your nearest bookstore or library and check out Tangerine this Tuesday. Christine Mangan’s first novel is one of those books that takes readers on an emotional roller coaster ride […]
Today’s #WillaOnWednesday takes you to the Willa Cather Memorial Prairie in Nebraska. This video is a 360 degree view that I recorded in the midst of the Willa Cather Memorial Prairie in Nebraska on March 11, 2011 using an old point and shoot camera. Instead of adding beautiful […]
I was drawn to this book from the moment I saw the cover. It’s haunting, unfocused view of a building seen through a broken window brought to mind vague associations that I couldn’t quite pinpoint. Later, I had an “ah-ha” moment while reading. This is the first book […]