Posted on January 26, 2023 at 10:10 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The theme this week at Fussy has been celebrating books that are thirty now (give or take a year). Previously,...

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Posted on January 22, 2023 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of January 22, 2023: Francis Bacon (January 22, 1561): Bacon’s...

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Posted on January 15, 2023 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of January 15, 2023: Molière (January 15, 1622): Molière is...

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Posted on January 9, 2023 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today is the 100th anniversary of writer Katherine Mansfield's death. She died young, just thirty-four years old, but still produced...

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Posted on January 8, 2023 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of January 8, 2023: Alexandra Ripley (January 8, 1934): Ripley’s...

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Posted on January 1, 2023 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of January 1, 2023: E.M. Forster (January 1, 1879): Forster...

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Posted on December 25, 2022 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of December 25, 2022: Isaac Newton (December 25, 1642): Newton’s...

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Posted on December 18, 2022 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of December 18, 2022. Saki (December 18, 1870): Saki’s short...

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Posted on December 11, 2022 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of December 11, 2022. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (December 11, 1918): Solzhenitsyn...

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Posted on December 10, 2022 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On this day in 1920, Clarice Lispector — considered one of Brazil's most important literary figures — was born. Her...