Posted on 07/02/2020 at 10:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Baz Luhrmann isn’t the first person to adapt The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov for film. He’s also not...

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Posted on 06/26/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Need a book to give that you’re sure the recipient hasn’t read before? The Guardian has a suggestion: Hermynia Zur...

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Posted on 06/22/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Carlos Ruiz Zafón, author of one of the bestselling Spanish novels of all time, passed away Friday. Zafón was fifty-five...

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Posted on 06/04/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A new literary rights group has picked up the estates of some significant classic authors. The Hollywood Reporter says that...

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Posted on 05/18/2020 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Is this blasphemy? The Guardian reports that a translator has stumbled upon the plot twist made so famous in Agatha...

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Posted on 05/13/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Elena Ferrante’s latest novel, The Lying Life of Adults, won’t be out worldwide until September 1 (rather than June 9)...

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Posted on 05/13/2020 at 08:06 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The latest installment of “how writers have reacted to health crises” mixes a modern great and a historic great. Haruki...

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Posted on 05/05/2020 at 11:10 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We have a smorgasbord of excerpts for you to enjoy today, three courtesy of the New York Times and one...

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Posted on 04/29/2020 at 09:24 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An award-winning Portuguese author has launched a serial-novel project in response to the coronavirus pandemic. More than forty writers responded...

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Posted on 04/28/2020 at 11:14 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Simone de Beauvoir referenced an unpublished novel in her 1963 memoir, years after she’d seen considerable critical success with her...

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