After the death of English novelist and biographer Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865), her home at 84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester, where she wrote Cranford and welcomed visitors including Harrie
June 15, 2021
January 23, 2020
Florida — The FABS Study Tour of the Tampa Bay area April 22-26, 2020 is now open to all booklovers to sign up and enjoy.
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.
October 29, 2019
Every November, Indianapolis hosts VonnegutFest in honor of its native son, the brilliant author Kurt Vonnegut (1922-2007).
October 8, 2019
While most museums aim to attract visitors by filling their rooms with the authentic possessions and works of their literary owners, staff at Dove Cottage &
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.
May 9, 2019
Literary tourism is big business.
August 16, 2018
Guest Post by Catherine Batac Walder