One of my favorite blogs on the Bookternet, The Broke and The Bookish, hosts a weekly link-up every Tuesday with various topics where participants list 10 of... something. I've wanted to join in for awhile... so let's see how this goes! This Tuesday's topic?: Top Ten Places Books Have Made Us Want to Visit 1. Highgate Cemetery in London This was inspired by my reading (and then subsequent re-reading) of Audrey Niffenegger's Her Fearful Symmetry. With a rich history, Highg
My good friend recently realized a long-time dream and scored a sweet job in NYC. Unlike what I'm doing for lunch (eating leftover pizza at a desk in Shelton, Connecticut), she gets to walk the famed streets of Manhattan. As a way to rub it in, I just received these two photos. Since we recently read The Portable Dorothy Parker (and Bear Allen became totally obsessed with the Algonquin Round Table), I figured I'd share. I'm assuming most of my readers aren't in the presenc
So, reading The Portable Dorothy Parker has been my first foray into that renowned group of writers, critics and actors who would gather for Old-Fashioneds and the sharing of ascerbic wit at the esteemed hotel located at 59West 44th. And I'll tell ya... I'm newly obsessed. Although it brought me Dottie & Gang, I'm currently cursing the BW&R Challenge because I would LOVE to spend the next few months reading everything I can get my hands on about Parker, Robert Benchley, et
You may have noticed that Amy Sherman-Palladino's production company is called "Dorothy Parker Drank Here". As an obvious fan of Parker's wit and wisdom, AS-P manages to mention her work a few times throughout the series.
Therefore, our next book is our first foray into one of the most noted members of the Algonquin round table...
The Portable Dorothy Parker by (duh) Dorothy Parker. #dorothyparker #theportabledorothyparker