Museum Musings

In 1967, Elaine Lobl Konigsburg published her classic children’s book From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler and introduced readers to Claudia and Jamie Kinkaid, siblings who decide … Continued

A Sex and the City Reading List

June 6th, 1998 was like any other Saturday at the end of the millennium. Bill Clinton was president, people were jamming out to Brandy and Monica’s “The Boy is Mine,” … Continued

Eco Literature

Now that the weather is changing and it’s pleasant to be out of doors again, I’m beginning to re-remember what a lovely part of the country we call home! Up … Continued

Margaret Atwood, the Dark Queen

It feels like it may never be warm again. I’ve resigned myself to the fact that I’m doomed to shivering, sniffling, bundling up, waiting out the awful, bitter torture that … Continued

Diner Daze

The other week, my coworker let me in on a little secret: her go-to lunch spot is a diner down the street from the library. I was dumbfounded. I’ve worked … Continued

For the Musically-Minded

I’ve been head over heels in love with musicals from a  young age, an obsession which has only intensified over the years. I love the bright colors. I love the … Continued

Zadie Smith: Literary Queen

Zadie Smith is everything. I’m not exaggerating. She. Is. Everything. An exquisite writer, a brilliant essayist, a gifted public speaker…the list goes on. Born in 1975 in London to a … Continued

Buzzworthy Books

A few weeks ago, my boyfriend and I stopped by Soergel Orchards to check out the fall festivities. While picking our way through the mostly trampled sunflowers, he noticed a … Continued