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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

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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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