Posted on February 7, 2023 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

FX and BBC have been working on an(other) adaptation of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. We're nearing the air date...

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Posted on January 20, 2023 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A contemporary movie adaptation of a Henry James novella will make its world premiere 120 years to the month after...

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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 6, 2023 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Dracula by Bram Stoker has been adapted for the screen hundreds of times. But that hasn't stopped more folks from...

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Posted on January 3, 2023 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you're sensitive to book mistreatment, skip this item ... ... but a rare, albeit incomplete, first edition of Robert...

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Posted on December 29, 2022 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors throughout the ages have had less-than-glamorous jobs before (or during) their writing careers. Thomas Hardy, author of Tess of...

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Posted on December 19, 2022 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens's classic Yuletide tale, was published on this day in 1843. Like all authors, he was...

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Posted on December 19, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It's nice when the previous owner of a home mentions the items that they'd like to leave behind, rather than...

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Posted on December 16, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It's no secret that the traditional story of English literature is dominated by male writers. And it's also no secret...

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Posted on December 12, 2022 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Not sure what to do tonight besides read? The PBS series American Masters takes a look at author Saul Bellow...

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