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Book Notes

I’ve recently finished reading two books: Climbing the Bookshelves – Shirley Williams’s autobiography Eden’s Outcasts: the Story of Lousia May Alcott and Her Father by John Matteson It’s taken me several weeks to read Eden’s Outcasts and at one point I nearly abandoned it … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon

Reading today: Eden’s Outcasts: the Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father by John Matteson. I’m making heavy weather of this book, mainly because I’m finding Bronson Alcott such a difficult person. I’m only reading a few pages each … Continue reading

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Louisa May Alcott: Little Women

I had forgotten that Little Women is such a moral tale. In fact, I doubt that when I first read it years ago I ever thought of it as a moral tale at all, but the emphasis on the characters … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon

Earlier this morning I was reading Danielle’s blog A Work in Progress. She wrote about books she’s recently borrowed from the library. One of them is a biography of Louisa May Alcott by Harriet Reisen which looks very interesting. You … Continue reading

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Yet More Books

No sooner do I think I have plenty of books to read and that I’ll concentrate on reading the books I already own than I go out looking for more. Nan over at Letters From a Hill Farm has far … Continue reading

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