L. D. Mitchell

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.
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.
November 28, 2010
I have always thought that if I had more time, money and bookshelves (a not uncommon complaint among book collectors!), it would be both fun and enlightening to try and collect as many titles as I cou
October 31, 2010
I love a well-illustrated book.
Judging from the prices that well-illustrated books often fetch at auction, I am not alone.
October 24, 2010
Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary....
Is there anyone left who still ponders over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore?
October 17, 2010
It is the hour before dawn.
October 10, 2010
This is all your fault, you know!
September 26, 2010
Book collectors come in all shapes and sizes.  Some of us collect genre fiction (mysteries, for example).  Others collect topically (e.g., books about gardening).