Posted on January 29, 2023 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An island off Massachusetts doesn't exactly seem like a hot vacation destination this time of year. But when it's hosting...

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Posted on January 4, 2023 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The late writer Octavia E. Butler's hometown will soon boast another independent bookstore ... with her name on it, no...

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Posted on December 29, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Anyone headed to or already in New Jersey next year has a new literary treat in store for them. Princeton...

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Posted on December 29, 2022 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Authors throughout the ages have had less-than-glamorous jobs before (or during) their writing careers. Thomas Hardy, author of Tess of...

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Posted on December 15, 2022 at 3:11 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens has made an incredible acquisition: the archives of the extremely private author...

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Posted on December 12, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What do you give to the fantasy fan who has everything already? A stay in the Shire set created for...

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Posted on November 16, 2022 at 9:51 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The sculptor of a newly unveiled statue of Virginia Woolf hopes very much that her bronze creation will see wear...

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Posted on October 19, 2022 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An original copy of William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Lyrical Ballads has a new companion. The Guardian reports that...

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Posted on October 18, 2022 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We missed the start of this series from the New York Times, but better late than never. In it, the...

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Posted on October 10, 2022 at 9:50 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The world’s most valuable novel — per sale price, at least — is a first edition of Jane Austen’s Emma....

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