Literary Linking: March 6 – 10

This week’s articles cover topics including the coolest bookstores, famous writers most-used words, Margaret Atwood on The Handmaid’s Tale in the age of Trump, and more!:

My favorite literary links from the week of March 6 – 10:

5 Things You May Not Know About Margaret Wise Brown
Not sure who Margaret Wise Brown is? You definitely do. She’s the author of the incredibly famous children’s book, Goodnight Moon, and now there’s a biography all about her called In The Great Green Room. I’ve heard great things about it!

Take a Walk through the World’s Coolest Bookstores
I already want to go to LA to check out their amazing food scene, but after seeing this video, my first stop will be The Last Bookstore. It has labyrinths, tunnels and vaults of books!

Can You Name The Best-Selling Book Title From The Visual Riddle?
This quiz is so fun! I love pundles and that’s basically what these are, with a literary bent.

From ‘Alibi’ to ‘Mauve’: What Famous Writers’ Most Used Words Say about Them
I laughed when I saw that Stephanie Meyer’s most-used words were “sighs of relief” — I definitely gave a sigh of relief when Twilight stopped being so popular 🙂

Margaret Atwood on What ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Means in the Age of Trump
Such a joy to read Atwood’s own words about her work.

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