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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Tagged As: Amazon, E-reader

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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Posted on 03/24/2020 at 10:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations are also in order today for Ruchika Tomar, who won the 2020 PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel. Tamar will...

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Tagged As: Awards

Posted on 03/24/2020 at 08:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli has won another honor: the Rathbones Folio Prize. The award, worth £30,000 ($35,320), is...

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Posted on 03/23/2020 at 12:47 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here’s a blast from the past: Woody Allen’s memoir, Apropos of Nothing, has not only found a publisher, but has...

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Posted on 03/23/2020 at 10:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A 2017 children’s book has seen sales increase by over 2,000 percent in the past month. Yep, you read that...

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Posted on 03/23/2020 at 08:26 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Scripps National Spelling Bee may be canceled for 2020. Organizers said Friday that the event wouldn’t be held in...

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Posted on 03/22/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of March 22, 2020. Louis L’Amour (March 22, 1908): L’Amour,...

Tagged As: History, Just for fun

Posted on 03/21/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s easy to miss the occasional post or two online, so we’ve rounded up some of the highlights from our...

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