All Things Bookish: Interesting Links from the World of Books, Writing, and Publishing

Map of London by Mai

Map of London by Maisie Paradise Shearring #map #london #travel

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Happy 4th of July!!

Happy 4th of July!! #books

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Illustration by Priscilla Frank

That original heroine, though, is a far cry from the well-bred ’50s-style debutante who appears in the ubiquitous yellow-spined volumes on bookstore shelves today. Back in the ’30s, she was sarcastic, sometimes hot-headed. She carried a gun and drove a fabulous roadster with abandon — not merely “as fast as the law allowed.” She second-guessed herself, imperfect as anyone else, but could get herself out of dangerous scrapes alone, if need be.

Sara’s Insight: Interesting article. Makes me want to read the original Nancy Drew books.

Full Story: The Story Of Nancy Drew, Once Far More Ballsy Than The Girl Sleuth You Know

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Bookish #Quote

“Reading good books is like engaging in conversation with the most cultivated minds of past centuries who had composed them.” R. Descartess

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