Posted on 04/09/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Easter’s over, but a treasure hunt for adults is just getting started. The Golden Treasure of the Entente Cordiale, which...

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Posted on 04/01/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s unclear what role, if any, the German novelist Irmgard Keun played in a false report about her suicide. But...

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Posted on 03/28/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of March 28, 2021. Nelson Algren (March 28, 1909): Algren...

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Posted on 03/21/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of March 21, 2021. Louis L’Amour (March 22, 1908): L’Amour,...

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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 03/14/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of March 14, 2021. Alice Hoffman (March 16, 1952): Hoffman...

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Posted on 03/13/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It feels cliché to comment on how first ladies of the past were quiet forces behind their husbands. But in...

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

Zelda Fitzgerald died on this day in 1948, but she absolutely has not been forgotten. For proof, we present the...

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Posted on 03/07/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of March 7, 2021. Bret Easton Ellis (March 7, 1964):...

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Posted on 03/04/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today is author Barbara Newhall Follett’s birthday, but it isn’t the most significant day in her life — or most...

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