Posted on 10/13/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of October 13, 2019. Katherine Mansfield (October 14, 1888): Mansfield...

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Posted on 10/10/2019 at 08:51 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A long-lost chapter of the world’s first novel has officially been discovered. While the original, complete manuscript of The Tale...

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Posted on 10/09/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This post is safe for work, but the discovery it addresses isn’t exactly clean. The oldest surviving pages from a...

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Posted on 10/06/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of October 6, 2019. Belva Plain (October 9, 1919): Plain...

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Posted on 09/29/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of September 29, 2019. Miguel de Cervantes (September 29, 1547):...

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Posted on 09/22/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of September 22, 2019. Rosamunde Pilcher (September 22, 1924): Pilcher’s...

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Posted on 09/16/2019 at 12:50 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Cambridge University fellow Jason Scott-Warren couldn’t put his finger on it at first, but notes on a first folio of...

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Posted on 09/15/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of September 15, 2019. Henry Louis Gates Jr. (September 16,...

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Posted on 09/14/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

While commentators debate whether we’re entering a new cold war, one author has recently published a book on the one...

Posted on 09/12/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author D.H. Lawrence and the word “obscenity” go hand in hand — which we don’t say as a value judgment,...