The news feels unrelentingly bleak at the moment. I don't know about you, but I for one could use a quiet distraction. Since the pages between certain iconic grey covers never fail to offer just that, I thought a weekend-long readathon celebrating all things Persephone Books would be a good place to start. I'm happy to... Continue Reading →
After taking a look at the unread books sitting on my bookshelves, I thought it would be fun to compile a list of 20 titles that I'd most like to pick up in 2020. This isn't a super strict TBR list that I'm going to absolutely hold myself to out of fear of punishment from... Continue Reading →
Picasso, Pablo. Guernica. 1937. Oil on canvas. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain.
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme created by The Broke and the Bookish blog, and now hosted at That Artsy Reader Girl. This week's topic is: Most Anticipated Book Releases For the First Half of 2020 It seems like the first half of 2020 is set to be an embarrassment of riches when... Continue Reading →
Gardner, Daniel. The Three Witches from Macbeth (Elizabeth Lamb, Viscountess Melbourne; Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire; Anne Seymour Damer). 1775. Gouache and chalk. National Portrait Gallery, London, UK.
Mason, Mary Townsend. The Afternoon Boat. 1931. Oil on canvas. Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA, US.