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Publication by a US blog of a recipe for a cottage loaf Virginia Woolf might have cooked has revealed that America shares the British appetite for bookish cooks, writes John Dugdale
I’ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened, How Not To Worry: A 1934 Guide to Mastering Life
“With an earful of low-pressure williwaw, I had problems getting all those Watson thoughts inside my head, preparing to duck shard as the windows bowed, wondering if the author’s next word would be my last.” Dave Tompkins on reading Peter Matthiessen in the Everglades.
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"In an old house in Paris, That was covered in vines, Lived twelve little girls in two straight lines." Thus begins one of my childhood favorites, Madeline, by author and artist Ludwig Bemelmans. Madeline celebrates her 75th birthday this year!