Posted on 02/23/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Scripps National Spelling Bee is coming back this year! Organizers announced Monday that a modified version of the nearly...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 02/15/2021 at 02:23 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Right now, it seems like if the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t keeping you at home and away from other folks, the...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 01/30/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The coronavirus pandemic has forced many businesses to think outside the box in order to remain open. For Philadelphia’s The...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 01/28/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Michael Lewis has shown a knack for making complex systems comprehensible — entertaining, even — to laypeople. Moneyball and...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 01/28/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Merriam-Webster has added 520 words to its online dictionary. Unsurprisingly, that includes more coronavirus-related words, such as “long hauler,” in...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 01/12/2021 at 08:25 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine hasn’t been without its snags and delays, but we’re happy to report one successful...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 12/05/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Guardian's David Shariatmadari has taken the Oxford English Dictionary approach to choosing a word of the year. Rather than...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 12/01/2020 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s perhaps fitting that in a year where many days feel the same, Dictionary.com chose the same word of the...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 11/30/2020 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The biggest book tour in history is set to take off tomorrow, believe it or not. If you believed us,...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 11/30/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Merriam-Webster’s selection of a word of the year for 2020 is the least shocking thing that has happened all year....

Categories: Today in Books