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Annual Bookarts Fair Join us for the 37th Year of Wayzgoose! FREE ADMISSION!! always the last Saturday in April! April 25, 2015, 9am – 5pm. Each year on the last Saturday in April practitioners of traditional book related crafts including letterpress printers, printmakers, paper makers and hand ...
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WRITER William Atkins will speak in Haworth this month about his book The Moor: Lives, Landscape, Literature.
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Lift locks at Peterborough, Ontario. There is a pattern in my life. Every six or seven years (it started at age 28), I fall into a severe clinical depression brought on by unsustainable levels of stress. In the midst of researching my first Literary Tourist City Audit (TM) in December 2013, ...
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Literary Tourist's Top Eleven Literary Things to do in Paris. jimmyweee. Check out the Literary Tourist city listings map for Paris, here. 1) Visit a cemetery. Oscar Wilde's grave is in Pere Lachaise. Wilde was one of many who fled to find inspiration in Paris. In addition to Wilde, Colette, ...
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The Redwood's 50% Off Book Sale! During the month of April all books in the Redwood Bookstore will be 50% off. The Redwood offers a large variety of books at very affordable prices. Browse the genres of history, health, fiction, mystery, religion and more. Books are located in the Redwood ...
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Writer, Broadcaster, Bibliomaniac; Owner Literarytourist.com
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Nigel Beale is a freelance writer/broadcaster who specializes in literary journalism. His work has appeared in, among other places, The Washington Post, The Guardian Online, The Toronto Globe and Mail, Canadian Art and CNQ magazine. In his role as host of The Biblio File podcast he has interviewed many award winning authors; plus accomplished publishers, booksellers, editors, book collectors, librarians, conservators, and sundry other book experts. In his role as owner of www.literarytourist.com he travels the world visiting bookshops.

 

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Writer.Broadcaster. Founder, Editorial Director @ www.literarytourist.com
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  • The Biblio File
    Host/Producer, 2006 - present
  • Nigel Beale & Associates Ltd.
    President, 1989 - present
  • Literarytourist.com
    Founder & Editorial Director, 2010 - present
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Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » Don´t Miss the Grimsby, Ontario Wayz...
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Annual Bookarts Fair Join us for the 37th Year of Wayzgoose! FREE ADMISSION!! always the last Saturday in April! April 25, 2015, 9am – 5pm.

Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » The Lyell Lectures 2015
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I´ll be in Charlottesville, VA next week getting a tour of the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia. Unfortunately its director Mi

Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » Literary Tourist Destination of the ...
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This entry was posted on Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 at 12:06 PM and is filed under Bookstores, Mallorytown. You can follow any responses to

Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » The Literary Tourist and Clinical De...
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Lift locks at Peterborough, Ontario. There is a pattern in my life. Every six or seven years (it started at age 28), I fall into a severe cl

Paris - Literary Tourist
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Literary Tourist's Top Eleven Literary Things to do in Paris. jimmyweee. Check out the Literary Tourist city listings map for Paris, here. 1

Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here
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This from the Hoodline, San Francisco neighborhood news: “In Baghdad on March 5th, 2007, a car bomb destroyed much of Al-Mutanabbi Street, t

Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » Oscar Wilde and Jian Ghomeshi
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There are some interesting parallels between the circumstances surrounding the trials of Oscar Wilde and the situation that Jian Ghomeshi no

Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » Review of Ken Babstock’s Methodist H...
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Illustration by Anthony Tremmaglia. My review of Ken Babstock's Methodist Hatchet now live at Guerilla 34. Be warned in time, James, and rem

Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » Beautiful new presentation of Dylan ...
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2014 marks the centenary of Dylan Thomas's birth. In celebration of this, The Folio Society has issued a new selection of his poems, notable

Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » The similar deaths of Oscar Wilde an...
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Okay, after having recently read Ellmann's biography of Oscar Wilde, and just finished Kenneth Silverman's biography of Edgar Allan Poe, I'm

Bram Stoker Festival - Literary Tourist
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From the website: Bram Stoker did not invent vampires, but his Count Dracula became the mark by which, all other vampire stories are measure

Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » Wyndham Lewis in Upstate New York
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“His angry rupture with Roger Fry confirmed in him a lifelong opposition to the Bloomsbury group and what it signified for him: art as the p

Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » 36 Hour Dylathon will wrap up Centen...
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Last year at about this time I had the pleasure of attending several events (including. a fablulous, funny Burlesque show) that kicked off W

Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum - Literary Tourist
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The Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum opened to the public in 1901 and holds a collection of over 6500 items relating to Johnson, his circle

Peterborough - Literary Tourist
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Where: Pick a Destination · How: Plan your Route · When: Choose a Month. Peterborough. Show me: All Types; Bookstores. Indie; Used. Bookfair

Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » Boston Literary Cultural District in...
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Brattle Bookstore (Boston, MA)— The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) Board voted unanimously today to approve the designation of the Bos

Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » Go to Scotland to see the Green Ray
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The Green Ray (Le Rayon Vert) is a novel by Jules Verne published in 1882 and named after the optical phenomenon of the same name. The lead

Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » Literary Tourist visits Los Angeles:...
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As happens so often with book lovers, serendipity (sadly not the late, lamented bookstore of the same name) was at hand during my recent vis

Literary Tourist | » Blog Archive » Literary Tourist’s list of Great Not...
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Here first are a few quotes about the mighty notebook (notepad, writing pad, drawing pad, legal pad): When Bugs Bunny walks into rehab, peop