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Depp Returns as Mad Hatter for Disney’s Into The Looking Glass

From the “knock me over with a tea tray” department comes news reported by one of our faithful Mimsy Minions: Johnny Depp is set to return as the Mad Hatter in Disney’s inevitable sequel to their shockingly successful 3D Alice in Wonderland.  The new film, tentatively titled Into the Looking Glass, will be directed by James Bobin… [read full post]

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New List of Most Collectible Children’s Books

If you’re an avid collector of vintage children’s literature editions, you might be interested in this updated list of the most collectible children’s books, according to Helen Younger of Aleph-Bet Books.  As one would expect, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland makes the list.  And note the clever way she handles the issue of the publication date.  Disappointingly, Through… [read full post]

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Sighting of a New Dutch Hunting of the Snark Edition

Ahoy, Snark lovers!  Our own Mahendra Singh, who published a stunning edition himself a few years ago, has alerted us to the publication of a new Dutch version of Lewis Carroll’s immortal The Hunting of the Snark.  If you can read Dutch, you can find out more by clicking here. If, like me, you can’t understand much… [read full post]

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A Google Map of Lewis Carroll’s Visit to Moscow

As any serious fan of Lewis Carroll knows, he only left his beloved British Isles once in his entire life.  And no, it was not to visit America and see a Broadway show–although I’m pretty sure he would have enjoyed that, too.  His one trip abroad was to Moscow.  He and his friend and traveling… [read full post]

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West Coast Premiere of New Lewis Carroll Play

If you are a regular reader of our blog, you already know that LCSNA member Daniel Singer has written a playful two-character comedy depicting a fictional encounter between Lewis Carroll and Charles Dickens, and that the play’s premiere in NC was part of our Spring meeting this year. I’m happy to announce that the play… [read full post]

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The 43rd Most Highlighted Phrase by Kindle Readers

Speaking of privacy matters, in case you didn’t already know this, Amazon keeps track of what phrases are most often highlighted by folks who read their eBooks on Kindles.  Now, by all rights, if those folks using Kindle readers really knew their Carrolliana, they would have found a way to make it 42nd, but research… [read full post]

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