Posted on 10/27/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A new edition of Little Women came out yesterday. But Louisa May Alcott fans don’t need to panic — the...

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Posted on 10/25/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We share bookish birthdays every week, and today we’re adding an extra dose of timely literary factoids. On this day...

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Posted on 10/25/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A fragment of William Shakespeare’s first folio is headed to auction this week. But don’t think of it as insubstantial...

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Posted on 10/22/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A real-life watch featured prominently in fiction is headed to auction next month. In the novel Ulysses, James Joyce describes...

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Posted on 10/21/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We have a trailer and release date for a long-in-the-works documentary on author Kurt Vonnegut. Kurt Vonnegut: Unstuck in Time...

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Posted on 10/19/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Yesterday marked 170 years since Herman Melville’s best-known novel was published in England. Known there as The Whale and in...

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Posted on 10/14/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On this day in 1892, the first collection of Sherlock Holmes stories was published. Arthur Conan Doyle had been releasing...

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Posted on 10/12/2021 at 03:16 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On this day almost sixty years ago, Sylvia Plath wrote her well-known poem “Daddy.” While it wasn’t published until after...

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Posted on 10/11/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Fall of the House of Usher” is coming to Netflix. The short story will serve as...

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Posted on 10/11/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Coverage of the new Grapes of Wrath edition — which replicates John Steinbeck’s manuscript exactly — brought new attention to...

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