Posted on August 8, 2023 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The RSS feeder is a time machine of sorts lately, so let's take a trip to the past ...
Was the world's first literary hero a woman?: Emily H. Wilson introduces us to the goddess Inanna and her appearances in ancient stories — which very well may predate Gilgamesh — along with the likely chance that we'll discover even older literary heroes (The Guardian).
A brief history of the letter X: Peter Schumer explores why we chose this particular letter to represent unknowns and variables (Smithsonian magazine).
How to Eat Fried Worms turns fifty years old: Isabelle Popp revisits this popular chapter book by Thomas Rockwell to decide how well it holds up (BookRiot).
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