Isabel Allende and Writing from the Gut

Isabel Allende and Writing from the Gut

I'll be honest. I thought I was going to cry throughout Isabel Allende's entire lecture in Columbus last night. But I immediately learned that Allende is a "very strong Chilean woman" (as she was introduced) and pulled myself together. Because strong women don't cry at book lectures. That, and I forgot my pack of tissues.

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The State Library: A Theme Park of History from Ohio and Beyond

The State Library: A Theme Park of History from Ohio and Beyond

I didn’t believe it was possible to hold a letter that George Washington wrote in 1788. Or flip through a 15th-century medieval manuscript. I definitely didn’t think I could do so less than a mile from home. The State Library of Ohio rules. 

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