Book Review: A Thousand Days in Venice

Book Review: A Thousand Days in Venice

A Thousand Days in Venice is the first novel I've read by Marlena de Blasi. In fact it was even given to me as a gift. However, I was hooked immediately by her use of eloquent prose, vivid imagery, and, of course, Venice itself. Never having been to Italy, de Blasi brings the unique city [...]

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Quote of the Day: James Michener

Quote of the Day: James Michener

Dear readers, I know it's been awhile, but I'm endeavoring to get back to the blog's weekly quote of the week. This week's comes from James Michener, an American Pulitzer prize-winning novelist who lived most of the 20th century, from 1907 until 1997. According to his biography, he was an avid traveler, staying long enough [...]