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Alice -- Meet Alice

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.19.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

"Magic, beauty, color, amusement, character, intrigue, questions, excitement, puzzlement, amazement, fear, suspense, fun and a happy ending" are the reasons why Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is still a classic today.

Kusama In Wonderland

Posted 04.18.2012 | Arts

"I, Kusama, am the modern Alice in Wonderland." So begins Yayoi Kusama's visionary take on Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland", the iconic tale of a...

Alice -- May 4, 2012

C. M. Rubin | Posted 06.13.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Everybody' s got Alice fever in Alice town -- Llandudno, Wales -- but no one is as curious or as excited as me!

"The Jungle Book"... Where Books Are Seen

Posted 03.05.2012 | Arts

Although we spend hours looking at books, we rarely acknowledge their physicality, especially if we're reading something on a Kindle. Natasha Bowdoin ...

When Are We Old?

Alan Elsner | Posted 04.25.2012 | Fifty
Alan Elsner

The advent of another birthday recently prompted me to ask myself: At what age does a person stop getting older and actually become old? In other words, when does old age begin?

Alice in Italy

C. M. Rubin | Posted 04.24.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

Alice In Wonderland is the first exhibition to comprehensively focus on Lewis Carroll's classic "Alice" books and their enormous influence on the world of visual arts from the first publication of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland in 1865 to the present day.

Studying At Oxford Is A Great Excuse To Visit Oxford

Pam Grout | Posted 03.27.2012 | Travel
Pam Grout

Oxford is a medieval dreamland, a time warp of sorts, where everything from winding cobblestone lanes to impeccably manicured gardens is ancient and historical.

Alice -- In Wales?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 03.17.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

When my daughter and I were creating our book, The Real Alice in Wonderland, about our relative Alice Liddell, we spent time researching Llandudno's long connection to Alice Liddell and her family.

Alice in Wonderland Revisited

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 02.26.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

A journey through 150 years of one of the most imaginative sources of inspiration ever: Alice in Wonderland.

Alice

C. M. Rubin | Posted 02.04.2012 | Books
C. M. Rubin

In the year 2143, will we be able to say Harry Potter lives, Harry Potter is global, or even that Harry Potter's enduring legacy continues to inspire all age groups? There is one book we can say that about today.

How Will We Read? - The Book Given

C. M. Rubin | Posted 12.26.2011 | Books
C. M. Rubin

On November 26, 1864, Lewis Carroll gave my relative, Alice Pleasance Liddell, a book he had written for her. He called the book Alice's Adventures Underground.

14 Incredible Fictional Worlds You'd Most Want to Visit (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.01.2011 | Arts

Some people dream of visiting India or Brazil -- other people have loftier, if not impossible, travel ambitions. With the summer travel season in ...

Freedom: What Do July 4th and Alice in Wonderland Have in Common?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.31.2011 | Books
C. M. Rubin

July 4, 1862 is also known to many as Alice in Wonderland Day, the day that commemorates Lewis Carroll's first telling of the famous children's story to his young inspiration, Alice Liddell.

PHOTOS: 9 Reasons Why You Should Use a Pseudonym

Carmela Ciuraru | Posted 08.20.2011 | Books
Carmela Ciuraru

It's true that George Eliot and Charlotte Bronte used male pen names so that their work would be taken seriously (and so they could publish at all).

Lewis Carroll Turns an Albatross Into a Postage Stamp

Carolyn Vega | Posted 08.07.2011 | New York
Carolyn Vega

Tonally Inappropriate Book Covers

flavorwire.com | Posted 08.06.2011 | Books

Everyone knows that you’re not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but um, we kind of do it all the time. In fact, half the fun of that anachroni...

Alice In Medicareland: One Voucher Makes You Larger...

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 07.06.2011 | Comedy
Richard (RJ) Eskow

"If I had a world of my own," said Alice, "everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is because everything would be what it isn't." Th...

Stage Door: Wonderland

Fern Siegel | Posted 06.21.2011 | Arts
Fern Siegel

You know you're in trouble in Wonderland when the animated curtain is the most sophisticated part of the Broadway production.

Books You Can Eat

masslive.com | Posted 06.04.2011 | Books

Charles Frazier's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "Cold Mountain" is a fiddle made of fruitcake and pecans. At least that's how Marianne Moriarty of N...

50 Books Every Child Should Read

The Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Education Secretary Michael Gove says that children aged 11 should be reading 50 books a year to improve literacy standards. We asked three of Brit...

Gatsby, Winter Carnival, and Me

Lonna Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

In F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, narrator Nick Carraway remarks, "You can't repeat the past." To which Jay Gatsby replied, "You can't repeat the past? Why of course, you can."

DVDs: The Tillman Story Is F-ing Good!

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

THE TILLMAN STORY ($30.95 BluRay or $24.95 regular DVD; Sony) -- What makes a true patriot? Is it blind devotion? My country right or wrong? Or is t...

The Evolution of Alice in Wonderland:

flavorwire.com | Judy Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ever since Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland debuted in 1865, with John Tenniel's famous illustrations of its title character as a pinafore-wearing,...

We Need to Talk About Your Book

Melanie Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Melanie Benjamin

Even though I still sometimes sigh when a reader insists I've written something that I know, in my heart, I absolutely did not, I don't argue. Instead, I remind myself how very, very lucky I am that people are reading my book and talking about it.

Narrative Magazine's Friday Feature:

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Narrative Magazine: Since her novel "Them" won the National Book Award in 1969, Joyce Carol Oates has been a major force in contemporary American lett...