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A tidbit from today’s Writer’s Almanac: On this day in 1812 the waltz was introduced at Almack’s dance hall in London. It was the first closed-couple dance the English aristocracy had ever seen. Men and women embraced one another as they were dancing, and the men lifted the women over their…(Read More)

Georgette Heyer


About two weeks ago, I asked Twitter to recommend books by Georgette Heyer. Sourcebooks was having a massive sale on her ebooks, and I wanted to snag a few. I’d never read anything by her, but some of my favorite authors, like Robin McKinley, rave about her work. The problem? Heyer had published about…(Read More)

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