Posted on 03/26/2020 at 07:29 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We know many of you are practicing social distancing, if not quarantining yourselves. It’s challenging, and our hearts go out...

Tagged As: History, Just for fun

Posted on 03/22/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of March 22, 2020. Louis L’Amour (March 22, 1908): L’Amour,...

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Posted on 03/17/2020 at 12:33 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We're guessing a gold-illuminated fifteenth-century manuscript isn't within your book-buying budget. So instead of bidding on the Divan of Hafez,...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: History, Poetry

Posted on 03/15/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of March 15, 2020. Alice Hoffman (March 16, 1952): Hoffman...

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Posted on 03/08/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of March 8, 2020. Douglas Adams (March 11, 1952): Adams...

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Posted on 03/01/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of March 1, 2020. Ralph Ellison (March 1, 1914): Ellison’s...

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Posted on 02/29/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s easy to miss the occasional post or two online, so we’ve rounded up some of the highlights from our...

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Posted on 02/27/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We still don’t know what killed Edgar Allan Poe, but a new study disputes the assumption that the famous writer...

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Posted on 02/24/2020 at 10:06 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

NASA announced this morning that Katherine Johnson, one of the mathematicians profiled in the book and movie Hidden Figures, has...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: History, Nonfiction, Obituary

Posted on 02/23/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of February 23, 2020. Michel de Montaigne (February 23, 1533):...

Tagged As: History, Just for fun