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This Week in Review - 07/03/2015

Can you believe it’s already July? A very short list this week, as it’s a holiday weekend, and I want to go play in the sun! 245 more words

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Alice: 150 Years of Wonderland at The Morgan Library & Museum, June 26 - October 11, 2015

“Visitors to Alice: 150 Years of Wonderland will encounter the fascinating and often surprising story behind the making of one of the world’s true literary classics.” — Peggy Fogelman, Acting Director of the Morgan Library & Museum. 543 more words


Curiouser and Curiouser: 150 years of Alice in Wonderland

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the publication of one of the most beloved children’s books. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland written by Lewis Carroll (pen name for Charles L. 366 more words

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The Ugly Duchess

The Ugly Duchess isn’t a post-modern surrealist painting. Nor is it a cover from Mad Magazine or an R-rated version of the Duchess from Alice in Wonderland… 358 more words

8. The Early Modern Age

Dodger by Terry Pratchett

Pratchett, Terry (2012). Dodger. : London: Random House. 403.

I picked up Dodger at the WHSmith in St Pancras International just before boarding the Eurostar back home, just as you do before a journey that takes more than one hour and you have already read the newspaper twice on your way there in the morning, which is pretty funny because, historically that is how WHSmith started… 711 more words


Reading the Collections, Week 11: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Having just been on holiday to the Lake District with its numerous literary connections, and having visited several of the places relating to the children’s stories of… 1,316 more words

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