Posted on 06/21/2021 at 02:51 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Robert Quackenbush, best known for his Henry the Duck children’s books, has died. The New York Times reports that...

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Posted on 06/21/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

NPR has interviews with two celebrities on their children’s books to share — one you already knew about and one...

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Posted on 06/21/2021 at 11:16 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Israeli airstrikes destroyed the Samir Mansour bookshop in Gaza last month. But since then, over $200,000 has been raised to...

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Posted on 06/21/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We, like many Fussy fans, have read (and loved) several of Daphne Du Maurier’s novels. But we’re less familiar with...

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Posted on 06/20/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It's Father's Day in the United States — cause for celebration for some, cause for grief or frustration for others,...

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Tagged As: Just for fun

Posted on 06/20/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of June 20, 2021. Lillian Hellman (June 20, 1906): Hellman,...

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Posted on 06/19/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Earlier this year, the folks who run Jane Austen’s House had to set the record straight about their updates to...

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Posted on 06/19/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s easy to miss the occasional post or two online, so we’ve rounded up some of the highlights from our...

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Posted on 06/18/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Another entry on your post-COVID travel bucket list: either location of the Lamp Light Books Hotel in Japan. TimeOut Tokyo...

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Tagged As: Literary tourism

Posted on 06/18/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New York Times’s bestseller list for combined print and ebook fiction is out for the week ending June 12,...

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