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Literary Junkies

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Photo: Elizabeth Weinberg, part of “All Summer in a Day” series. By Amy Spies Readers, you may relate to my addiction. It happened to me long ago. I didn’t mean to get hooked.  I was just craving something to whisk me to another land, a better life, a fantastic world.  No one told me that […]

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Ramona at Forty: From Avidly

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  (Editor’s Note: This piece was originally posted on Avidly, one of our LARB Channels, and was featured on USA Today this morning. What they said: “If you read Beverly Cleary’s Ramona books as a kid like I did, you’ll want to read this piece.” We’ve reproduced it in full below; read it here, or […]