It's Hump Day, and Laura Ingalls Wilder's birthday. What fragrance are you wearing? I was going to wear Yves Saint Laurent M7, which I used to think was too masculine to wear out of the house. But I can't find it. I'm in Tom Ford Oud Wood, close enough. Reminder: 2/9 will be Broadened Horizons Friday...
Caroline Fraser shows how the much-loved author faced debt, sexual abuse and starvation throughout her pioneer childhood
The television series Little House on the Prairie aired on the NBC network from 1974 to 1983. The show was a loose adaptation of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House on the Prairie semi-autobiographical novel series, although the namesake...Show More Summary
Caroline Fraser's biography 'Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder' is a groundbreaking look at the author. A 4-star book review.
The word “dreams” in the subtitle of Caroline Fraser’s new book, Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder, is plural for a reason. Laura’s Little House novels, based on her childhood experiences living on homesteads...Show More Summary
"One of the extraordinary stories of Wilder’s life is her relationship with her daughter and the ways in which it helps create these classic books. There really isn’t any other relationship like it in literary history that I am aware of."
In which we consult the Book Review’s past to shed light on the books of the present. This week: Eleanor Cameron on the import of Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Caroline Fraser talks about “Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder,” and Tiya Miles discusses “The Dawn of Detroit.”
A new biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder “refreshes and revitalizes” our understanding of westward expansion, pioneer life and the literature that mythologized it.
Did you know there might have been a connection between the famous historical serial killers the "Bloody Benders" and a VERY famous series of children's books? The post Scary House On The Prairie: Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Brush With “Bloody Benders” Serial Killers appeared first on CrimeFeed.
It's been more than 40 years since the beloved TV series "Little House on the Prairie" debuted on NBC. The show, based on the young adult book series by Laura Ingalls Wilder, was one of the most beloved shows on television when it ran from 1974 to 1983. Show More Summary
The American tenor Michael Spyres has taken an impressive and unusual highway through the operatic world. Hailing from a musical family in Laura Ingalls Wilder's little town on the prairie, he is 38 yet has already tackled 64 different roles, from baroque to bel canto to Berlioz. Show More Summary
Little House on the Prairie and its spin-off Little House: A New Beginning aired from 1974 to 1983, based on the classic series of children’s books written by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Set back in the late 1800s, the show was about average...Show More Summary
Laura Ingalls Wilder's LITTLE HOUSE IN THE BIG WOODS
Saunders talks about his first novel; Maria Russo discusses Laura Ingalls Wilder and the “Little House” books; and Alan Burdick on “Why Times Flies.”
In the WD backpage humor column Platforms of Yore, we dream up the social media accounts of classic authors desperate to build their online platforms. Today, January 7, 2017, is the 150th birthday of Little House on the Prairie author...Show More Summary
If Laura Ingalls Wilder were alive today, she would be celebrating her 150th birthday. Late in life, she wrote down her recollections of a childhood spent in the frontier of the United States. She was advised that those tales would do better as a children's book. Show More Summary
On the 150th birthday of Laura Ingalls Wilder, here’s a reminder that truth and fiction don’t always coincide.