Posted on 12/14/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This may come a bit too late for organized holiday shoppers, but the Guardian picked the brains of two booksellers...

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Posted on 12/14/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s easy to miss the occasional post or two online, so we’ve rounded up some of the highlights from our...

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Posted on 12/13/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Tired of hearing about special days that are bright and cheery? Then you may be glad to see our post...

Tagged As: History, Just for fun

Posted on 12/11/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What could be controversial about an English professor checking out books from his university’s library? Well … the fact that...

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Tagged As: Just for fun, Libraries

Posted on 12/10/2019 at 07:57 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Merriam-Webster’s word of the year is the shortest one so far this season: they. But its brevity belies its complexity....

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

At first blush, Dictionary.com’s 2019 word of the year seems to be following the doom-and-gloom theme set by other dictionaries’...

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Posted on 12/08/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of December 8, 2019. John Milton (December 9, 1608): Milton,...

Posted on 12/07/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s easy to miss the occasional post or two online, so we’ve rounded up some of the highlights from our...

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

Perhaps you would appreciate book news that doesn’t necessarily drive you to borrow or buy. If that’s the case, then...

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Posted on 12/01/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of December 1, 2019. Rex Stout (December 1, 1886): Stout...

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