Posted on 11/23/2020 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Oxford English Dictionary editors have decided not to declare a word of the year for 2020. Instead, the team...

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Tagged As: Language, The Guardian

Posted on 11/23/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New York Times has also released its favorite books of the year. Here are the top ten, though you'll...

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Posted on 11/23/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Amazon's editorial team has released its picks for 2020's best books, broken down by category and with one to rule...

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Tagged As: Amazon, Book lists

Posted on 11/23/2020 at 07:54 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Signs continue to point to 2022 being well worth looking forward to. That’s when the journals of late actor Alan...

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Posted on 11/22/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of November 22, 2020. George Eliot (November 22, 1819): Eliot...

Tagged As: History, Just for fun

Posted on 11/21/2020 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 11/20/2020 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Jan Morris, who broke both huge news stories and silence about being transgendered in her writing, has died. She died...

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Tagged As: Obituary, The Guardian

Posted on 11/20/2020 at 11:47 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Youngsters have always mocked their elders. The latest such evidence: a social satire written by a nine-year-old in 1890. Daisy...

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Posted on 11/20/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New York Times’s bestseller list for combined print and ebook fiction is out for the week of November 22,...

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Posted on 11/20/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A writer who adapted two Star Wars movie scripts into novels is suing Disney over royalties (or the lack thereof)....

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