Posted on 11/29/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of November 29, 2020. Louisa May Alcott (November 29, 1832):...

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Posted on 11/25/2020 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The British Library has issued an apology to poet Ted Hughes’s widow (and his other family members and friends) for...

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Posted on 11/22/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of November 22, 2020. George Eliot (November 22, 1819): Eliot...

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Posted on 11/15/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of November 15, 2020. Chinua Achebe (November 16, 1930): Achebe’s...

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Posted on 11/12/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You might imagine that Isaac Newton’s Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy appealed to a fairly niche audience. And you’re still...

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Posted on 11/08/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of November 8, 2020. Bram Stoker (November 8, 1847): Stoker...

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Posted on 11/05/2020 at 08:35 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Anxious, exhausted, despondent, or any combination thereof today? The Courier has something that will hopefully lift your spirits and the...

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

Today was quite the day in literary history in 1960. Rabbit, Run by John Updike was published, while a jury...

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Posted on 11/01/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of November 1, 2020. Stephen Crane (November 1, 1871): Crane’s...

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Posted on 10/30/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Yesterday was the sixty-second anniversary of when Russian writer Boris Pasternak declined the Nobel Prize for Literature. The author of...

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