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Like Water for Miriam's Well Like Water for Miriam's Well

Local author Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg’s, latest book, Miriam’s Well, is a wonderful chronicle of one woman’s life as she navigates the…
Local author Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg’s, latest book, Miriam’s Well, is a wonderful chronicle of one woman’s life as she navigates the…

Letters to a Young Farmer: On Food,… Letters to a Young Farmer: On Food,…

By Jvail
Not emails. Nor tweets. Nor texts. Letters. The kind you thought people didn't write anymore. And not to friends or family, either, but…
Not emails. Nor tweets. Nor texts. Letters. The kind you thought people didn't write anymore. And not to friends or family, either, but...

Verse Novels to Help You Celebrate… Verse Novels to Help You Celebrate…

Like many people, I spent a fair amount of time in my teenage years writing poetry. Some of it was quite good (I even won some state-wide…
Like many people, I spent a fair amount of time in my teenage years writing poetry. Some of it was quite good (I even won some state-wide…

I'll Never Let Go I'll Never Let Go

Noon, 10 April, 1912: Titanic sets sail on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England. 23:40, 14 April, 1912: Titanic strikes iceberg on…
Noon, 10 April, 1912: Titanic sets sail on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England. 23:40, 14 April, 1912: Titanic strikes iceberg on…

Lawrence Author Lynn Burlingham Talks… Lawrence Author Lynn Burlingham Talks about her New Memoir, Jewels that Speak

Lynn Burlingham has had quite the journey, with New York, London, and even stops in Norway all in the mix before finding herself here in Lawrence. Her latest book, Jewels that Speak, recounts her life while offering a look into two storied families of her heritage: the…
Lynn Burlingham has had quite the journey, with New York, London, and even stops in Norway all in the mix before finding herself here in…

Get Ready for Noir: a Primer on Author… Get Ready for Noir: a Primer on Author…

The release of Christopher Moore’s latest novel, Noir, is just around the corner on April 17th, making this a great time to look back over…
The release of Christopher Moore’s latest novel, Noir, is just around the corner on April 17th, making this a great time to look back over…

Making Illustration Look Like a Cinch:… Making Illustration Look Like a Cinch:…

Of all the picture books I’ve read to my kids, Chris Monroe’s have been some of the most fun, so I was pleased to hear a new Netflix…
Of all the picture books I’ve read to my kids, Chris Monroe’s have been some of the most fun, so I was pleased to hear a new Netflix…

The Library Isn't Just for Books… The Library Isn't Just for Books…

By Istepp
When I think Lawrence Public Library, I think video games. Some people won’t like that, but I can’t help it. At LPL we have a killer game…
When I think Lawrence Public Library, I think video games. Some people won’t like that, but I can’t help it. At LPL we have a killer game…

Black Birdwatcher,J.… Black Birdwatcher,J.…

I’m proud to announce that J. Drew Lanham is coming to speak in Lawrence on May 24. Dr. Lanham connects storytelling, wit, and land ethics…
I’m proud to announce that J. Drew Lanham is coming to speak in Lawrence on May 24. Dr. Lanham connects storytelling, wit, and land ethics…

Spring Self-Help Spring Self-Help

Traditionally, New Year’s Eve is the high season for setting self-improvement goals.  That timing, however, is problematic because we still need those extra cookie calories  (and maybe an extra tipple here and there) just to keep warm.  Spring, on the other hand, with its…
Traditionally, New Year’s Eve is the high season for setting self-improvement goals.  That timing, however, is problematic because we…

The Anglophile's Guide to (Bloody… The Anglophile's Guide to (Bloody Brilliant) Historical Fiction

By Klopez
Dear Reader, there is nothing that brings me such unbridled joy as what I consider to be a richly-written, atmospheric historical fiction novel. I have never been one to wish for times past, because I am a modern lady who enjoys modern amenities such as public works systems,…
Dear Reader, there is nothing that brings me such unbridled joy as what I consider to be a richly-written, atmospheric historical fiction…

Getting Hygge Getting Hygge

Late in 2016 I came across an article touting hygge, pronounced “hoo-gah”, as the newest happiness trend that could help everyone make…
Late in 2016 I came across an article touting hygge, pronounced “hoo-gah”, as the newest happiness trend that could help everyone make…

Choose Kind @ Your Library Choose Kind @ Your Library

February and March are Read Across Lawrence months at Lawrence Public Library. The goal is to get everyone in the community on the same…
February and March are Read Across Lawrence months at Lawrence Public Library. The goal is to get everyone in the community on the same…

What Am I Waiting For? Books on My… What Am I Waiting For? Books on My…

I have been a terrible reader lately, and it is all because of the vile temptress of Netflix. For literal years, I’ve prided myself on…
I have been a terrible reader lately, and it is all because of the vile temptress of Netflix. For literal years, I’ve prided myself on…

TV Killed the Literary Star TV Killed the Literary Star

The sophomore season of Donald Glover’s cult-favorite TV show Atlanta kicked off yesterday, continuing the story of Earnest “Earn” Marks and his struggle to make money (and sense) in an often absurd world. It’s likely one of Glover’s lesser-known works among his renaissance-man…
The sophomore season of Donald Glover’s cult-favorite TV show Atlanta kicked off yesterday, continuing the story of Earnest “Earn” Marks…

Call Me Lucky Call Me Lucky

Last year, a friend left me a cryptic voicemail with those five scary words no one wants to hear: "You Need to Call Me." With my hands...
Last year, a friend left me a cryptic voicemail with those five scary words no one wants to hear: "You Need to Call Me." With my hands...
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