The Wonder Woman theme song is popular in the Lepore household, with the kids singing “fighting for your rights, in your satin tights!”  Hear Jill Lepore discuss this and the historical detective work she passionately pursued to reveal the origin of one of American popular culture’s most iconic figures—a story that hides within it not […]

Celebrated author, David Mitchell, addressed our gathering of librarians with humor, esteem, and the masterful storytelling for which we all adore him. Librarians have been “a guiding hand” throughout his life and career.  And it all began with a lost little boy finding refuge in the library and The Very Hungry Caterpillar! [youtube lxq-FEyXl5U&list=UU6aKZJ5BobqgmxQGLVBlVZw=]   […]

Earlyword.com recently posted the TODAY Show interview with Adam Mansbach, author of smash-hit #1 Amazon bestseller, GO THE F*** TO SLEEP. The book, while controversial, does seem to be striking a chord with flustered parents, and it’s certainly amusing to me. Having met the author a few years ago, and having seen how witty and […]