Will the Poe Toaster pay his homage in the wee hours tonight?
The Legend of the Poe Toaster
On an autumn evening, October third to be exact, in 1849, a middle-aged Edgar Allan Poe was found wandering the streets of Baltimore, Maryland in a delusional, hysterical state. Unkempt, dirty, with “vacant eyes” and in someone else’s clothes, the writer was admitted to Washington College Hospital u…
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Hot dog! MRS. POE is in People.com this weekend. NOW I know how I'm going to celebrate Poe's 205 birthday on Sunday!
Congratulations to Mary Sharratt and Amy Tan. What fancy company Mrs. Poe is keeping!
What We're Reading This Weekend: Historical Fiction
Twelfth-century Germany, Victorian-era America, China in the 1900s: our staffers are in the mood for some time traveling
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This lovely and lively book club of ten years let me sit in with them via facetime last night. I don't take for granted the privilege–and pleasure!–of talking with readers while sipping wine at home. Conversaziones have come a long way from Anne Charlotte Lynch's Greenwich Village parlor.
Thank you, Shanna Garza, for hosting this illuminating evening!
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It's exciting to think that both Poe and Frances were alive when Dante Gabriel Rosetti did this drawing for 'The Raven.' Thank you, Kimberly Eve, for sharing this cool image with me.
Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery Pre-Raphaelite Online Resource : The Collection
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery is the largest local authority museum service in England. It was built in 1884 to display objects from around the world for the inspiration of local artisans. The Pre-Raphaelite collection includes works by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood such as William Holman Hunt…
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New Year Resolution: Organize my office
Now that I have publicly posted it, I have to do it. Feel free to post your resolutions here!
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Loved the fun crowd at Page and Palette last night. Those hearts rising from me in the background are from sheer happiness.
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On my way to frolic with the fun folks at Page & Palette in sunny Fairhope, Alabama! Hope to see you at the library there at noon.
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What? Mrs. Poe made Pop Sugar's 2013 Best Books for Women? What would Edgar say about this?
The Year's Best Books For Women
Every month, we bring you the best books for women as part of our book club series. From novels about one-of-a-kind love to stories of sisterly bonds to humorous memoirs on life as a single lady, there's always a pick that'll make you put the phone away
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It's going to be 58 degrees and sunny on the shores of Mobile Bay in Fairhope, Alabama on Thursday. Hope you can join me at noon & 6 for events there. We will try to forget all about these unseemly disruptions in the atmosphere.
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