Category: Literary Travels

Travelogues, on the road with booksellers and collectors

The Bookstores of Madison Wisconsin

Here is my long-promised review of book buying in and around Madison, Wisconsin. A few non-book – or nearly non-book observations: it is cold and it is flat. There are lakes and ponds everywhere. Lakes and ponds are not oceans…

Touring the Library of Congress

I haven’t been this disappointed in a long, long time. Remember the kind of disappointment when you didn’t get the bicycle you wanted for your birthday even though your parents had talked about it and you had every reason to…