Posted on 10/02/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of October 2, 2022. Wallace Stevens (October 2, 1879): Stevens...

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Posted on 09/28/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On this day in 1891, author Herman Melville died. He was seventy-two years old but hadn't published a book in...

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Posted on 09/25/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of September 25, 2022. William Faulkner (September 25, 1897): Faulkner...

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Posted on 09/22/2022 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The movie based on Stephen Chbosky's novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower has turned ten. And in honor of...

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Posted on 09/21/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy 75th birthday to author Stephen King! Fittingly, he has seventy-five books at this point in his career to be...

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Posted on 09/20/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On this day in 1939, French writer Jean-Paul Sartre was conscripted into his country's army, according to Literary Hub. Probably...

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Posted on 09/18/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of September 18, 2022. Samuel Johnson (September 18, 1709): Johnson...

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Posted on 09/16/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy birthday to H.A. Rey, born on this day in 1898! Most of us know him best as the co-author...

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Posted on 09/15/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Just in time for Agatha Christie's birthday, an authorized collection of a dozen new stories about Miss Marple has been...

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Posted on 09/14/2022 at 12:02 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On this day in 1964, author John Steinbeck was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Lyndon B. Johnson....

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