Posted on 01/19/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The two men behind one of the largest library thefts in history pleaded guilty last week to the crimes. Greg...

Posted on 01/19/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of January 19, 2020: Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809):...

Tagged As: History, Just for fun

Posted on 01/18/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

2020 has been a great year for William Wordsworth fans, especially those likely to travel to his historical sites. His...

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Posted on 01/18/2020 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 01/17/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A short story (and its author’s shorter bio) turned out to be long on controversy. Clarkesworld Magazine, which publishes science...

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Posted on 01/17/2020 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Speaking of those literary adaptations coming in 2020 — the trailer for Sally Rooney’s Normal People has been released. The...

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Posted on 01/17/2020 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Perhaps the only new part about the most recent Nobel Prize controversy is that it was public and not private....

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Posted on 01/17/2020 at 08:58 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New York Times’s bestseller list for combined print and ebook fiction is out for the week of January 25,...

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Posted on 01/16/2020 at 02:45 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

J.R.R. Tolkien’s son and literary executor, Christopher Tolkien, has died at the age of ninety-five. The Tolkien Society confirmed his...

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Tagged As: Fantasy, Obituary

Posted on 01/16/2020 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ready to complain about why Hollywood needs to mess with books (or, alternately, why Hollywood needs to adapt a book...

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