Posted on 08/23/2019 at 04:11 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Big publishers weren’t happy when Audible revealed its planned Audible Captions feature last month. Today, they ac...

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Posted on 08/23/2019 at 08:32 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New York Times’s bestseller list for combined print and ebook fiction is out for the week of September 1,...

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Posted on 08/22/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Chicago-area fans without plans this afternoon (or with boring plans) — consider swinging by Waukegan. Specificall...

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Posted on 08/24/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This is your last weekend to watch Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin through PBS. (Unless, of course, you work a nontraditiona...

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Posted on 08/22/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations (again) to the winners of the 2019 Hugo Awards — what are they going to do next? If they’re...

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Posted on 08/22/2019 at 10:43 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Nicholas Sparks has emerged victorious from a lawsuit filed by his school’s former headmaster. Sparks, auth...

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Tagged As: Lawsuit, Scandal

Posted on 08/22/2019 at 09:25 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A Pulitzer Prize-winning author has weighed in on a debate over controversial murals at a high school. Alice Walker, who...

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Posted on 08/22/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A crowdfunding campaign has ensured that a piece of an 1814 letter from novelist Jane Austen to her niece will remain pu...

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Posted on 08/21/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Another casting choice has been unveiled for the TV adaptation of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy. The...

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Tagged As: Fantasy, TV adaptation

Posted on 08/20/2019 at 04:22 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We shared Barack Obama’s late-summer reading list last week, and we were by no means alone. The sheer number of si...

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Tagged As: Book lists, Politics