There are times you pick up a book that becomes a fast friend you can’t imagine letting go. I haven’t read a book in a while that I couldn’t put down, but I do so love that feeling. Literary Mama contributors shared what they’re reading, which might just enchant you enough to become your next best friend.
I used to fantasize that if I ever met Nora Ephron, I’d invite her to supper, at which she would taste my meatballs and declare me her new best friend. I pleased to report after laughing and crying my way through Delia Ephron’s Sister Mother Husband Dog: (Etc.), I have a new Ephron to invite to my table.
A new year tends to make me want to revisit Verlyn Klinkenborg’s The Rural Life. Organized by months, January through December, it’s a collection of small meditations on life in the world—a world that those who lived in the United States 100 years ago could recognize, the one that includes pigs, bees, potatoes, horses.
A sampling of blog posts from Literary Mama editors and friends … each month, I share some blog posts that spoke to me in recent weeks. This month, as all the gorgeousness of autumn rolls in, I’ve been especially taken by blogs that combine reflections on motherhood with photography. Perhaps because we here at Literary Mama are also […]
The winners of the last two drawings of our Summer Lineup are Sara, Amanda, and Melodie. Sara will receive a copy of . Amanda will receive a copy of . Melodie will receive a copy of . Thanks to all for participating!