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The Faerie Month of May: Faerie Festivals and May Celebrations

Stephen D. Winick | Posted 06.20.2013 | Arts
Stephen D. Winick

Today's Maytime Faerie Festivals, including Spoutwood Farm's May Day Fairie Festival, the Maryland Faerie Festival, and the New York Faerie Festival, are outgrowths of this vibrant May tradition. They feature kings and queens, Maypole dances, flower garlands and beautiful costumes.

A Pound Of Flesh: Extraordinary Literary Debts

flavorwire.com | Posted 09.18.2011 | Books

Today marks the release of David Graeber’s new book, Debt: The First 5,000 Years. In this red-bound tome, Graeber explains the concept of debt and c...

The Year's Coolest Book Covers So Far

Posted 08.30.2011 | Books

It's not easy to make a cool book cover. The designer usually has a million different people weighing in, each with a separate need that can potential...

Unlikely Heroines In Literature

flavorwire.com | Posted 07.09.2011 | Books

Sometimes even the most literary among us need some suggestions. And who better to oblige than the authors themselves? Welcome to Bookshelf, wherein w...