Posted on 11/29/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A first-of-its-kind poetry reading is taking place this Friday in Oxford, England. Ai-Da the robot will read the poetry she...

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Posted on 11/29/2021 at 01:01 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Former Defense Secretary Mark Esper has filed a lawsuit against the Defense Department in connection with his memoir. A Sacred...

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Tagged As: Lawsuit, Memoir, Politics

Posted on 11/29/2021 at 10:10 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Alice Sebold used her experience as a sexual assault survivor as inspiration for her writing — both in the...

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Tagged As: Memoir, Movie adaptation, NPR

Posted on 11/29/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Slate’s podcast One Year is neither new nor fully literary. But we stumbled upon it and one particular episode from...

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Tagged As: Memoir, TV adaptation

Posted on 11/28/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of November 28, 2021. John Bunyan (November 28, 1628): Bunyan’s...

Posted on 11/27/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New York Times’s bestseller list for combined print and ebook fiction is out for the week ending November 20,...

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Posted on 11/26/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The shortlists for the Costa Book Awards came out earlier this week. The following books are competing for the recognition...

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Tagged As: Awards, Book lists

Posted on 11/25/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

There’s so much literature from across the centuries to be grateful for that any best-of list will inevitably disappoint more...

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Posted on 11/24/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’re a sucker for a good pun. The estate of J.R.R. Tolkien, however, appears to be able to resist. The...

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Posted on 11/24/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Robert Bly, whose influence was felt in his chosen art form of poetry and beyond, has died. His friend and...

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Tagged As: NPR, Obituary, Poetry