Posted on 09/26/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Cormac McCarthy’s post-apocalyptic novel, The Road, was officially published fifteen years ago today. The book went on to win the...

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Posted on 09/26/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of September 26, 2021: TS Eliot (September 26, 1888): Eliot’s...

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Posted on 09/22/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The 3,600-year-old stone known as the “Gilgamesh Dream Tablet” will start its journey home tomorrow, reports the Guardian. The tablet...

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Posted on 09/19/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Credit for the first use of an emoticon (remember those pre-emoji days?) typically goes to Dr. Scott Fahlman, a professor...

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Posted on 09/19/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of September 19, 2021. William Golding (September 19, 1911): Golding’s...

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Posted on 09/18/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The September 18, 1915, issue of The Saturday Evening Post introduced the world to P.G. Wodehouse’s Bertie Wooster and Jeeves....

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Posted on 09/12/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of September 12, 2021. H.L. Mencken (September 12, 1880): Mencken...

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Posted on 09/05/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of September 5, 2021. Jennifer Egan (September 7, 1962): Egan’s...

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Posted on 08/29/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of August 29, 2021. Mary Shelley (August 30, 1797): While...

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Posted on 08/27/2021 at 09:42 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This month marks seventy-five years since John Hersey’s reporting on the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing appeared in The New...

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