L. D. Mitchell

January 29, 2012
I suspect that most of us have vices that we occasionally rue.  Mine is the so-called political novel.
December 23, 2011
How familiar are you with the literature of Christmas?
November 28, 2011
Tradition has it that eighty-six years ago today, on 28 November 1925, 78-year-old fiddler Uncle Jimmy Thompson went into
October 30, 2011
Two hundred years ago today, on 30 October 1811, the London publisher Thomas Egerton released to the public a
September 25, 2011
Judith Krug founded Banned Books Week in 1982 to honor a
May 29, 2011
Sometimes, battling sexism in the normal way just won't do. Sometimes, you must don a gorilla mask, adopt the name of a dead female artist and send estrogen pills to the White House.
April 30, 2011
In 1821, Charles Knight -- who one day would attain a modest measure of fame as publisher of works like
March 27, 2011
Printing came late to my adopted state. 
February 27, 2011
If past ceremonies are any guide, there are going to be a lot of unhappy people at the conclusion of this evening's broadcast of the 83rd Annual Academy Awards.
January 30, 2011
...the single best collection I've ever seen--and my job has given me the chance over many years to see a number of very fine collections--was formed by people who knew things I did not and built a