Italian Foxes, Poison Pen Letters, Author Fighters, Poem Joy & More: Endnotes 01 March
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Every Friday, we share our favorite book- and travel-related links. This week, we've got the first detectives, a historic hotel on the French Riviera, trying to learn Czech, cozy fiction, Palestinian food, and more.

Italian Foxes, Poison Pen Letters, Author Fighters, Poem Joy & More: Endnotes 01 March

Every Friday, we share our favorite book- and travel-related links. This week, we've got the first detectives, a historic hotel on the French Riviera, trying to learn Czech, cozy fiction, Palestinian food, and more. {more}

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Every Friday, we share our favorite book- and travel-related links. This week, we've got 18 author homes to visit, the golden age of air travel, great book club questions, tea with salt, the new Ripley, and more.

Every Friday, we share our favorite book- and travel-related links. This week, we've got wintry reads from the Booker Library, new literary screen adaptations, journaling prompts, fairy-tale destinations, and more.

Every Friday, we share our favorite book- and travel-related links. This week, we've got Japanese book bags, 11 elevated nature walks, the bear that became a corporal, a poem read by Helena Bonham Carter, and more.

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