Posted on 04/12/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A low-budget movie adaptation of The Lord of the Rings made at the end of the Soviet Union has not...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 04/12/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Last month, author Ottessa Moshfegh revealed that she was able to write a novel during the pandemic. She only made...

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Tagged As: Women in literature

Posted on 04/12/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Joseph Pulitzer — or at least his last name — is most widely known through the writing awards. And even...

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Posted on 04/12/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Less than two hundred years ago, the thought that hand-washing could prevent the spread of disease was seen as radical...

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Posted on 04/11/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Passive Voice blog shared an article from a Canadian website that we suspect is sure to stir up strong...

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Posted on 04/11/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of April 11, 2021. Beverly Cleary (April 12, 1916): Cleary...

Tagged As: History, Just for fun

Posted on 04/10/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The 2021 PEN America Literary Awards were handed out Thursday night in a virtual ceremony. For more information about each...

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Tagged As: Awards, Book lists

Posted on 04/10/2021 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...

Categories: Favorites

Posted on 04/09/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sharing your love for an author or book is one of the great perks of being a bookworm. And if...

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Tagged As: Fantasy, Libraries

Posted on 04/09/2021 at 11:50 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Amanda Gorman has already made history several times, as the youngest inaugural poet in US history, the first-ever national youth...

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