January 3, 2020
Every now and then it's worth revisiting people and places that have been overlooked or ignored for awhile. Take, for example, the southernmost point in the United States, Key West.
August 15, 2019
Unless you’ve been there, you might not know that Alcatraz, aka The Rock, has its very own bookstore, run by the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy.
August 13, 2019
After Seattle, road-tripping bibliophiles will undoubtedly make their way to Portland, Oregon, to visit Powell’s,
August 8, 2019
Well, readers, I’m on vacation this week, which means, among other things, visiting bookstores I’ve never visited before. My fellow travelers generally allow me one per city.
June 21, 2019
Victor Hugo was exiled from France in 1851 after unsuccessfully blocking Louis Napoleon Bonaparte’s coup d’etat, which left him bumping around Europe for a few years until finding sanctua
May 9, 2019
Literary tourism is big business.
October 12, 2018
Last week brought approximately one million people to the Bay Area to celebrate America's men and women in the Armed Forces at the 37th annual San Francisco Fleet
August 16, 2018
A walk along the famous Cobb, the wall that protects the harbor, must be high on the list of anyone visiting Lyme Regis.
August 7, 2018
Should you find yourself in or near Hartford, Connecticut, make time for the Mark Twain House & Museum.
August 3, 2018
Looking for a reason to go to England? The Medieval Aademy of America may have something just for you.