Hollywood’s passion for nostalgia continues to thrive, and this time it’s Little House on the Prairie that’s getting the remake treatment.
Never underestimate the enduring appeal of Little House on the Prairie. Pioneer Girl, a scholarly packaging of Laura Ingalls Wilder's long-unpublished original memoir, is currently one of the hottest titles on Amazon.
It's pretty damn chilly across America right now. But it's Western New York that's really getting slammed, with feet and feet and feet of snow stacking up until everybody's backyard looks like The Long Winter. This is what happens when nobody remembers to check those muskrat nests.
Another addition to your fall reading list: The autobiography that Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote before ultimately fictionalizing her life story for younger audiences will finally be published.
Laura Ingalls and her sister Mary—whose lives were immortalized on Little House on the Prairie, and in the Little House series of books on which the TV show was based—were real people who were really pioneers in the 19th century. And the real Mary indeed went blind in 1879 when she was 14. Both the books and TV show…
The beloved Little House books have sold sixty million copies worldwide. It would suck if they turned out to be Libertarian propaganda.
Welcome to 'Fine Lines', the Friday feature in which we give a sentimental, sometimes-critical, far more wizened look at the children's and YA books we loved in our youth. This week, writer / reviewer / blogger Lizzie Skurnick reads 'The Long Winter', the Laura Ingalls Wilder classic wherein our heroine Laura twists…