Posted on 07/25/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here’s yet another commemoration of Italian poet and writer Dante Alighieri, who died seven hundred years ago this September. The...

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Posted on 07/23/2021 at 09:49 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An official prequel to A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh stories will come out this fall, to mark the 95th anniversary of their...

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Posted on 07/23/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Yesterday was a red-carpet day in the world of book news. The second trailer for the delayed adaptation of Frank...

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Posted on 07/21/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway was born on this day in 1899. He wrote nine novels, the best-known among which...

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Posted on 07/18/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Beloved novelist Jane Austen died on this day in 1817. In honor of the occasion, we present a few new-to-the-newswire...

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Posted on 07/16/2021 at 12:23 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Literary Hub decided to pull up early reviews of J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye to celebrate its seventieth...

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Posted on 07/15/2021 at 12:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

There’s no denying the mark that William Shakespeare has left on Western civilization. And sometimes, in fact, it’s embraced —...

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Posted on 07/13/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The last house that author Mark Twain lived in is on the market. Stormfield Mansion, which Twain had constructed and...

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Posted on 07/12/2021 at 01:46 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We are thoroughly celebrating today’s literary birthday figure. See what we did there? Thorough … like Henry David Thoreau. If...

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Posted on 07/12/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today marks 204 years since Henry David Thoreau was born. But instead of celebrating him, we’ll celebrate a different Thoreau:...

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