Posted on 07/02/2020 at 05:13 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sorry for the whiplash, but we have another reversal (sort of) in the Mary Trump memoir case. Late Wednesday, the...

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Posted on 07/02/2020 at 02:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bookworms always hold their breath upon learning that a beloved title or series will be headed to the screen. James...

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Posted on 07/02/2020 at 12:27 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Illinois has its first ever honorary poet laureate: the late John Prine. The singer died April 7 of complications from...

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Posted on 07/02/2020 at 10:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Baz Luhrmann isn’t the first person to adapt The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov for film. He’s also not...

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Posted on 07/02/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Amazon has released the choices for July 2020's First Reads. First Reads, which is free to join, provides early access...

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Tagged As: Amazon, Book lists

Posted on 07/01/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Rudolfo Anaya, a leading figure in Chicano literature, has died at the age of eighty-two. Anaya’s best-known novel, Bless Me,...

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Tagged As: Diversity, NPR, Obituary

Posted on 07/01/2020 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Da Vinci Code author Dan Brown is facing a nasty lawsuit from his ex-wife, a year after their divorce...

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Tagged As: Scandal, Thriller

Posted on 07/01/2020 at 10:39 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sir Patrick Stewart is writing a memoir, his publisher announced Tuesday. The actor best known for playing Capt. Jean-Luc Picard...

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Tagged As: Memoir, Pop culture

Posted on 07/01/2020 at 09:17 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The reopening of libraries — or the lack thereof — is a highly contentious topic right now. We’re not here...

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Posted on 06/30/2020 at 01:27 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A judge has temporarily blocked the publication of Mary Trump’s tell-all memoir about her family, reports the website Law &...

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Tagged As: Memoir, Politics, Scandal