Posted on November 30, 2023 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy birthday to author L.M. Montgomery, born on this day in 1874.

We saved up two deep dives into her literary world to share on this particular day, in honor of the occasion.

Amanda Parrish Morgan wrote an essay for Literary Hub on the experience of reading Anne of Green Gables with her young daughter — the first time, for each of them — and then traveling to Prince Edward Island.

That one is for the traditionalists — Catherine Hong's piece in The New York Times, on various reboots of Anne that often stray far from the source material, is perhaps not for the originalists.

And here are some posts from our blog archives, to keep you in the Montgomery mood ...

Categories: Today in Books

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