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Resource Guide: ‘Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch’ by Rivka Galchen

The Folger continues its Virtual Book Club on October 7, 2021 with ‘Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch’ by Rivka Galchen. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of Folger resources related to witchcraft and astronomy in the early modern period.


Modern Witchcraft: A Biodynamic Wine List from DCanter

To accompany our October 7 discussion of ‘Everyone Knows Your Mother Is a Witch’ by Rivka Galchen, our friends at DCanter have curated a biodynamic wine list especially for our conversation.




Collection Connections: ‘We That Are Young’

Rachel B. Dankert, Learning and Engagement Librarian, shares items she presented on September 2, 2021 as an introduction to ‘We That Are Young’ by Preti Taneja.


Resource Guide: ‘We That Are Young’ by Preti Taneja

On September 2, 2021 the Folger hosts its Virtual Book Club, featuring a discussion of ‘We That Are Young’ by Preti Taneja. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of resources related to Shakespeare, ‘King Lear,’ and how the story of a king and his three daughters has inspired new stories.


Words, Words, Words: ‘We That Are Young’ by Preti Taneja

The Folger’s virtual book club continues on Thursday, September 2 with a discussion of Preti Taneja’s ‘We That Are Young.’ To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this rich retelling of Shakespeare’s ‘King Lear.’


Resource Guide: ‘The Last True Poets of the Sea’ by Julia Drake

On August 5, 2021 the Folger hosts its Virtual Book Club, featuring a discussion of ‘The Last True Poets of the Sea’ by Julia Drake. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of resources related to Shakespeare, ‘Twelfth Night,’ and ships at sea.