The Literate Quilter
Quilts. Books. What I Love.
Monday, April 6, 2020
Afterlife by Julia Alvarez
"You, who quite truly knew him, can quite truly continue in his spirit and on his path. Make it the task of your mourning to explore...
Sunday, April 5, 2020
COVID-19 Stay-Home Life
Pooh Bear and friends in our window for the children to see as they walk by Life during a pandemic--you know what it's like. You are...
Square Haunting: Five Writers in London Between the Wars by Francesca Wade
These five women...all pushed the boundaries of scholarship, of literary form, of societal norms: they refused to let their gender hold ...
Saturday, April 4, 2020
Johnny One-Eye : A Tale of the American Revolution by Jerome Charyn
"Where should I begin my unremarkable life?"~Johnny One-Eye Johnny One-Eye proclaims to have led an unremarkable life. Don...
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
The Other Bennett Sister by Janice Hadlow
All any of us want is a little attention, she thought...~from The Other Bennett Sister by Janice Hadlow Poor Mary Bennett, the 'ugly...
Sunday, March 29, 2020
Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style by Benjamin Dreyer
I was so relieved when Benjamin Dreyer confessed. "When I started out as a copy editor, I realized that most of what I knew about gr...
Thursday, March 26, 2020
The Story of More by Hope Jahren
Having hope requires courage.~from The Story of More by Hope Jahren Succinct, well organized, and with a powerful narrative that is engr...
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