Posted on 02/22/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When many of us think about an influx of Chinese coming to America, we think back to the railroad-construction days. But...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 02/21/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A recent NPR author interview yielded a new suggestion for anyone seeking reading material for Black History Month. Rich...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 02/01/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy birthday — or launch day — to the Oxford English Dictionary! On this day in 1884, according to Literar...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 02/10/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bookworms’ need to have their tomes handy dates back several centuries, which should surprise no modern reader. Ox...

Posted on 01/30/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bart van Es’s The Cut Out Girl has won the Costa Book of the Year Award. The biography beat out the othe...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 01/25/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Love history’s mysteries? Then you probably already love author Brad Meltzer. If you’re not familiar with hi...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 01/21/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

For years, photographer Ernest Withers has been celebrated as a pivotal photographer of the civil-rights movement. He sn...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 01/16/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The identification and return of artwork looted by Nazis have grabbed headlines throughout the years, but of course that...

Posted on 01/11/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bigger isn’t always better — there’s a fascination with miniature books that doesn’t seem to ext...

Tagged As: History, The Guardian

Posted on 12/31/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Many of us plan to attend parties or pop open an adult beverage tonight. So in that spirit (ha!), we’re sharing st...