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Call for proposals for 2017 Summer Conversational Series

“Noble Companions and Immortal Labors”*:
The Alcotts, Thoreaus, and the Quest for Social Justice

Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House SUMMER CONVERSATIONAL SERIES
Sunday, July 16 – Thursday, July 20, 2017… 247 more words

Louisa May Alcott

The exceptional choice

Why some of us still wish it had been Jo and Laurie…

By Trix Wilkins

Louisa May Alcott chose Friedrich Bhaer for Jo March in… 746 more words

Pilgrimage to the heart(h) of Bronson Alcott

I am pleased to present this guest post by Helen Batchelder — she had the privilege of visiting the birthplace of Bronson Alcott.

You can still sign up to attend Helen’s two lectures on Alcott at the Fruitlands Museum – call… 2,202 more words

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2017 Book 1 complete: Eight Cousins, by Louisa May Alcott

And 2017 book reading begins with the completion of Louisa May Alcott’s “Eight Cousins” (or, “The Aunt Hill”).

Although I have read this book before, years ago, I was thrilled to finally purchase a copy of it and read it again! 347 more words

The art of Housekeeping

“Well now, there is one very excellent, necessary, and womanly accomplishment that no girl should be without, for it is a help to rich and poor, and the comfort of families depends upon it. 779 more words

Coming attractions for 2017 (and a summing up of 2016)

Abby May Alcott’s diaries from 1852 and 1863 —
getting to know the real Amy March.

May Alcott Nieriker’s delightful foray into writing —
mentoring other women artists 563 more words

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2017 Reading List

One of my resolutions is to read more! I didn’t get to read a lot of classics growing up, so I’m looking to read just a few that I didn’t get to in high school. 131 more words

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