Posted on 03/27/2020 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 April 4,...

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Posted on 03/27/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Events that change the world, of course, always influence literature as well. Perhaps you’re not in the mood to read...

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Posted on 03/26/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Whiting Foundation honors ten emerging fiction and nonfiction writers and grants each of them $50,000. Past recipients — including...

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Posted on 03/26/2020 at 12:50 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The National Emergency Library is now officially open. The Internet Archive announced that it’s suspending waitlists for 1.4 million borrowable...

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Posted on 03/26/2020 at 09:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Literary Hub rewrote the first lines of several classic novels so that they fit social distancing recommendations last week. And...

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Posted on 03/25/2020 at 11:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

N.K. Jemisin’s latest novel, The City We Became, hit shelves yesterday. NPR had already shared an early excerpt of the...

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Posted on 03/25/2020 at 09:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally has passed away of complications related to the coronavirus. McNally — a four-time Tony Award winner,...

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Posted on 03/25/2020 at 07:20 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We know you’re doing your best to obey social distancing recommendations and, depending on where you live, shelter-in-place directives. And...

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Posted on 03/24/2020 at 02:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Albert Uderzo, who illustrated the beloved Asterix comic series, has died at the age of ninety-two. His son-in-law told media...

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Posted on 03/24/2020 at 12:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Oprah magazine writer Elena Nicolaou has a few theories on why a parody letter supposedly written by F. Scott Fitzgerald...

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