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The Week We Got Out November 16, 2012: It’s getting chilly here in the glorious American Midwest, but before the gloom of winter descends, we have vowed to take a few more spry jaunts, catch a few more readings and events, and explore [...] by

Contemporary best-sellers this week November 16, 2012: Once again, Mary Oliver’s A Thousand Mornings claims the top spot on this week’s contemporary best sellers list. Following Oliver at #2 is Mark Doty with Fire to Fire, while Billy Collins holds [...] by

The Week We Came Bearing Gifts November 9, 2012: We here at Harriet HQ like to think of ourselves as givers. This week, along with the usual news and views, we kicked down generous archives of outside reading material, some creative opportunities, [...] by

Contemporary best-sellers this week November 9, 2012: For the forth week in a row, Mary Oliver’s A Thousand Mornings claims the top spot on this week’s contemporary best sellers list. Following Oliver is Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s latest collection [...] by

The Week We Sought Closure November 2, 2012: As we fly bravely into the future, we’re checking a lot of baggage. This week, we buried the dead, recollected in tranquility, and mulled over the minutia of the past so hard that we mulled right [...] by

Contemporary best-sellers this week November 2, 2012: Mary Oliver is still at the top of this week’s contemporary best-seller list with A Thousand Mornings. Entering the list in the #2 slot is Shana Youngdahl with History, Advice, and Other [...] by

The Week We Got Scared October 26, 2012: Last week, we were starting to get our act together. As we perused this week’s frightening headlines, that all went down the toilet, along with several years of therapy. Hold tight to your chair [...] by

Contemporary best-sellers this week October 26, 2012: Mary Oliver holds on to the top spot on this week’s contemporary best-seller list with her latest, A Thousand Mornings. The #3 spot also belongs to Oliver with her long-standing best seller, Swan. [...] by

Happy Halloween from POETRYCRUSH October 25, 2012: With Halloween right around the corner, the folks at POETRCRUSH are getting down right creepy. No really, I mean, really really creepy! Check out their marvelous list: 12 Dead Poets (I Would [...] by

Contemporary best-sellers this week October 19, 2012: What does it take to unseat Natasha Trethewey from the top position on the contemporary best-seller list? Answer: A Thousand Mornings, Mary Oliver’s latest, which has skyrocketed to #1 this week. [...] by