Posts tagged ‘writers museums’

The American Writers Museum: Isn’t It About Time?

Out of approximately 17,500 museums in the United States, not a single one (yet) is devoted to a comprehensive overview of American writers, their work, and their influence on our history, our identity, our culture, and our daily lives. Malcolm O’Hagan, an Irish immigrant with a passion for American literature, intends to change that–and he needs our help.

Continue Reading May 15, 2011 at 1:04 pm 6 comments

Seeking Connection with Writers

Why do we look for connection with writers in the places they lived instead of in the words they left us with? In a thought-provoking new book, Anne Trubek explores this question and comes up with some interesting, and complicated, answers. It’s a question I’ve wondered about too.

Continue Reading April 3, 2011 at 2:50 pm 2 comments

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