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National Book Festival 2016 – A Celebration


This year’s National Book Festival was, of course, a celebration of books. I heard six writers speak about their work (while three others were so popular that there was no room for me or many other fans at their presentations). … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: For the Love of Books


I am halfway through a young adult dystopian science fiction trilogy. I won’t be able to form a real opinion of it until I get to the end, but for now, I am engrossed. So I am feeling thankful for … Continue reading

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Peeps in the Museums Roundup


Among this year’s entries in the Washington Post’s Peeps diorama contest are the usual references to current events, celebrities, and cultural trends: the Keystone “Peepline” and the measles outbreak at Disneyland, Kim Kardashian and Katy Perry, the Ice Bucket Challenge … Continue reading

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Seven Recent Reads


“Christmas in Museum Land” by Alena Pirok in her blog Museuming. It’s a little less timely for me to write about, now that the holidays are over, but it’s not as if they won’t be back. Pirok writes, with a … Continue reading

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National (Dog-Eared) Book Festival


I attend the National Book Festival every year, with great excitement and anticipation. Last year, I blogged about the many children’s authors and activities at the festival. This year, I will focus not on children but on dogs (and their … Continue reading

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National Book Festival


Going to the National Book Festival may not be a museum visit per se, but the event does take place on the National Mall (surrounded by museums) and it is sponsored by the Library of Congress, which brings out a … Continue reading

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