MMM – Please Welcome Eleanor Brown!

Can you believe that Margaret Mitchell Month is coming to an end?  Thank you so much to all who participated…and to all who inspired me to declare Summer 2011 the Summer of Gone With the Wind!  That’s right, you guys have inspired me to host a read-along of an all-time favorite.  Stay tuned for details.

In the meantime, welcome the fabulous Eleanor Brown, bestselling author of The Weird Sisters, force of nature, and amazing friend.  When I saw this post on her blog a while back, it made me cry and shiver…and I knew I had to ask her >>>Read more<<<

📅30 June 2011 36 comments
MMM – Please Welcome Melissa Maday!

Thanks for all of your comments and visits over the last few days!  Remember, all comments this week are entered to win a copy of Molly Haskell’s Frankly My Dear: Gone With the Wind Revisited.  Just comment on a blog post this week to win…and watch for a special bonus giveaway later this week!  And now, please welcome Melissa Maday, a self-proclaimed “writer, reader, scholar, Smithie” who teaches college English when she’s not reading, writing, or thinking about literature.

The Wind as Literature – Q&A With Melissa Maday

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📅29 June 2011 15 comments
MMM – Please Welcome Melanie Fishbane!

Um, could any week have been MORE eventful than last week?  Not only did The Heroine’s Bookshelf win a Colorado Book Award, but I was invited to guest host #litchat this Friday and Felicity won a lovely copy of GWTW.

This week’s prize is one you might not have on your bookshelf…a copy of Molly Haskell’s Frankly My Dear: Gone With the Wind Revisited.  Just comment on a blog post this week to win…and watch for a special bonus giveaway later this week!  And now, please welcome Melanie Fishbane with a few realizations about GWTW’s prickly heroine.

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📅27 June 2011 6 comments
MMM – Please Welcome Gone With the Wind Scrapbook!

Wow. What amazing conversation! Keep it up…all comments this week will be entered to win a fabulous first-edition-style hardcover of the book of the hour, Gone With the Wind.  Speaking of GWTW, have you checked out How We Do Run On: A Gone With the Wind Scrapbook yet?  It’s the blog I can’t live without, chock full of ruminations, doppelganger fashions, and in-depth inquiries into the world of the Wind.  Please welcome Claudia, one of the dynamic duo behind the blog, for a very quotable guest post!

“As God Is My Witness…” – A Quote for Hard Times

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📅23 June 2011 6 comments
MMM – Please Welcome Sarah Seltzer!

Wow. Great responses and conversation this week! Remember, all comments this week are entered to win a lovely first-edition-style hardcover of Gone With the Wind…in my opinion the most beautiful and readable of the available editions.  Today I’d like you to welcome Sarah Seltzer, an amazing journalist/feminist voice/Janeite and reader you may know as fellowette on Twitter.  I’ve had the privilege of getting to know her a little better through the world of the Internets, and when I decided to do Margaret Mitchell Month I knew I had to ask her opinion on an oh-so-problematic read. Welcome, Sarah!

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📅22 June 2011 10 comments