Posted on 09/25/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today is the birthday of two late greats: novelist William Faulkner (September 25, 1897) and poet Shel Silverstein (September 25,...

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Posted on 09/23/2021 at 02:56 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A new study has found that there may have been some truth in the advertising of personalized books as beneficial...

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Posted on 09/22/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Literary Hub alerted us to the news that a new movie version of Macbeth was in the works. Now, it’s...

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Posted on 09/21/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The National Book Foundation announced its 5 Under 35 honorees this morning. Each author is, of course, younger than 35,...

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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 09/18/2021 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 09/17/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Last Tuesday served up a smorgasbord of new and highly anticipated book releases. We have excerpts of two of those...

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Posted on 09/14/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Your reaction to last night’s Met Gala likely ranges from “the what now?” to, as we saw on Twitter, “feels...

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Posted on 09/09/2021 at 02:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A new Stephen King short story is exclusively available through a website that allows charities to fundraise by selling digital...

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

The winner of The Moth’s annual short story prize is up for anyone’s reading pleasure online. The magazine’s judge, novelist...

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