Literary Landmarks: Halloween Edition

Things are getting spooky today at the Endpaper Blog as we take you on a tour of the final resting places of our favourite writers and literary characters. From the mysterious “Poe Toaster” (get the full story here) to the real...

Literary Landmarks: Walden Pond

August 9th was the 160th anniversary of the publication of Henry David Thoreau’s Walden, the celebrated transcendentalist’s ode to living in the natural world. Part personal experiment, part social satire, Walden was a slow-burning success that has since become one...

Literary Landmarks: James Joyce’s Dublin

In Literary Landmarks, we feature significant locations from the world of literature. From popular cafe hangouts of the intellectual elite to childhood homes turned into cultural museums, Literary Landmarks tend to be specific spots that our favourite authors have visited...

Literary Landmarks: Tolstoy’s Yasnaya Polyana

The 2014 Winter Olympics aren’t the only exciting event happening in Russia right now. Yasnaya Polyana, the State Memorial and Cultural Preserve “Museum-Estate of Leo Tolstoy,” is home to an ongoing array of linguistic, literary and artistic exhibitions! Literally translated as...