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Ten Books To Introduce Kids (of any age! Adults, too!) to Shakespeare by Andi Diehn

Originally posted on Nerdy Book Club:
When I was about 12 years old, I decided to read A Midsummer Night’s Dream. My mom was impressed. We went to the library and picked it up, along with Hamlet, just because, and I carried them home with a reverence usually reserved for books by Madeleine L’Engle and…

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The first weekend of winter arrives early and has nothing to do with snow.

I am a winter kind of person. I don’t ski, I don’t snowboard, and I fail every year to get my snow tires applied before the snow falls, but still–winter is grand. I love the whole being indoors thing. I love the need for sweaters and wool socks and fires in the fireplace. I love…… Continue reading The first weekend of winter arrives early and has nothing to do with snow.

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Shakespeare’s Skull: A Historical Whodunit

I might have mentioned, I’m writing a book on Shakespeare and his plays and how they influence today’s world. Weirdly enough, it’s called Shakespeare: Investigate the Bard’s Influence on Today’s World.  This is the third (published) book I’ve written, and it’s my favorite. My research process is reading great books and watching great movies, so…… Continue reading Shakespeare’s Skull: A Historical Whodunit