Posted on 04/04/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of April 4, 2021. Marguerite Duras (April 4, 1914): Duras...

Posted on 03/31/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Civil rights leader and longtime representative John Lewis may have passed away, but his words aren’t going anywhere. A graphic...

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Posted on 03/20/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Uncle Tom’s Cabin first appeared in print on this day in 1852 and made an immediate splash, selling out in...

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Posted on 03/17/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

March 15 was, in fact, an ominous day for some folks (despite being long after Julius Caesar’s time). That was...

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Posted on 02/26/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

There is finally a premiere date for the limited-series adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad. Literary Hub reports that...

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Posted on 02/26/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

After seven years in translation, Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk’s greatest work will appear in English. The Books of Jacob, described...

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Posted on 02/11/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Any author who can boast of popular and profitable books has put years (decades, maybe) of hard work and persistence...

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Posted on 02/04/2021 at 08:16 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s Groundhog Day on the reader newswire today. Yesterday, we bemoaned the adaptation of Harold and the Purple Crayon; today,...

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Posted on 02/02/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Last week, we noticed a Kristin Hannah book on the New York Times bestseller list and thought “huh, we missed...

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Posted on 02/01/2021 at 09:51 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Historical fiction lovers received incredibly sad news on Friday night: that Sharon Kay Penman had died. The bestselling author of...

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