Elizabeth Bastos

Elizabeth Bastos has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe, and writes at her blog 19th-Century Lady Naturalist. Follow her on Twitter: @elizabethbastos

Jaqueline Kelly’s RETURN TO THE WILLOWS, Best #KidLit of 2012

Everyone’s Into Something: My Field Guide Fetish

Tales from the Scholastic Book Fair

Love Soup Is My Winter CookBook

Early ’90s Drafts of Li Po’s Famous Poem “We sit together/ the mountain and I/ until only the mountain remains.”

Books About Menopause, The Change O’ Life

The Perfect Gift of Books

Books To Read When You’re Blue

“Knit Your Own Cat” or, The Worst Gift Book Ever

THE BOOK RIOT 50: #33 #readingfail: Famous Novels I Never Finished

Charlotte’s Web: Radiant, Terrific, Some Book

Aunt Books Wanted!

Reading MOBY-DICK with My Dad: Part 1

That Bookstore Smell

The Last Line of The Great Gatsby: “So We Beat On…”