By Lorraine Berry 7 min read
Exploring Willa Cather's handling of the traditional tension between town and country, and men and women, in honor of the 100th anniversary of My Ántonia.
By Tom Blunt 2 min read
So many of our favorite writers were December babies. Here are some of their most quotable contributions to the subjects of life, love, and literature.
By Nathan Gelgud 2 min read
Writers in search of guidance need only scan Willa Cather on Writing for some sharp doses of advice. “The novel,” she writes in an analysis of the difference between creating good fiction and bei
By Tom Blunt 3 min read
We're as reluctant as you to let go of summertime. With that, we present these seven quotes about summer by writers who said it better than we ever could.
By Tom Blunt 4 min read
The closing lines of a book characterize the strange moment when reader and author finally say farewell to each other. Here are 12 of our favorites.
By Mark Chiusano 4 min read
If the common conception of a Willa Cather plot involves dust, plains, and frustrated pioneer women and men, "Coming, Aphrodite!" offers something entirely different.