7 Questions

7 Questions for a Witty Gentleman: Subject O

I found today’s witty gentleman in the wild, wild internets through a link on Lifehacker.  I sent off an email asking if he’d like to be a witty gentlemen for a bunch of bookish, clever women and his answer was an enthusiastic “yes.”  Click through to find out more about him and get a link […]

Public Service

Ladyguide: How Persephone Gets Made

As we say in our masthead, we’re a daily blog for bookish, clever women.  Would you like to know what goes on behind the scenes to bring all this wordy goodness to you every day? Read on!

Middlemarch Madness

Middlemarch Madness Voting Day 7: Twos v. Fifteens

I’m beginning to see links back to Middlemarch all over the web, and it makes me geeky little heart grow three sizes.  Bookish, clever women for the win!  We’re back to vote in the second to last round of the preliminaries, tonight it’s the two seats v. the fifteen seats.  Last night’s results are also […]


Great Books for Daughters of Every Age

One of the best traditions in my family has always been giving books as gifts.  Between used bookstores, eBay, garage sales, flea markets and friend exchanges, books can be a really inexpensive way to give a gift you know a special someone will love.   I thought a post on great books for girls could be […]