Tasha Brandstatter

Tasha is the least practical person you will ever meet. She grew up reading historical romance novels, painting watercolors like a 19th century debutant, and wanting to be Indiana Jones--or at the very least Indiana Jones's girlfriend. All this led her to pursue a career in the field of art history. After spending ten years in academia without a single adventure in Mesoamerica, however, Tasha decided to change her career and be a freelance writer (although she's still waiting on that adventure). In addition to writing for Book Riot, she's a regular contributor to History Colorado, the Pueblo PULP, and Opposing Views. She also runs two book blogs: Truth Beauty Freedom and Books (title inspired by Moulin Rouge, best movie ever) and The Project Gutenberg Project, dedicated to finding forgotten classics. Tasha also likes to have a drink or two and blogs about cocktails at Liquid Persuasion, as well as small town restaurants on Nowhere Bites. Blog: Truth Beauty Freedom and Books and The Project Gutenberg Project Twitter: @heidenkind

Literary Tourism: Ireland Outside of Dublin

Will the Real Irene Adler Please Step Forward

Literary Tourism: Dublin

Will the Real Irene Adler Please Step Forward

Literary Tourism: Sherlock Holmes

Bookish Guest Suggestions for Neil deGrasse Tyson’s StarTalk TV Show

5 Female Characters Who Are Way More Awesome in Books

Reading Pathways: Tanith Lee

How Do You Read Your Book Series?

5 Female Characters Who Are Way More Awesome in Books

Classic Writers Who (I Imagine) Would Be All About Blogging If They Were Alive Today

Cool Bookish Things: Agameishi’s Illustrations of THE TALE OF GENJI

What to Read if You Love Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space” Video

How to Tell He’s Into You: Romance Novel Edition

Classic Writers Who (I Imagine) Would Be All About Blogging If They Were Alive Today

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