Posted on 08/28/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy birthday to author Leo Tolstoy, who was born on this day in 1828. Several of his works have become...

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Posted on 08/10/2021 at 09:06 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Leila Slimani's new novel, In the Country of Others, hit shelves today. The story of Mathilde, who falls in love...

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Posted on 07/07/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

For decades, academics had debated whether a long-lost manuscript from Marcel Proust still existed. They received their answer early this...

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Posted on 06/02/2021 at 02:08 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The International Booker Prize has gone to a French author — and one of African heritage — for the first...

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Posted on 05/21/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Many authors dream of the day they’ll see their books on top of a bestseller chart, but not all have...

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Posted on 05/18/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Jhumpa Lahiri’s most recent book, Whereabouts, was originally written in Italian, a language she learned as an adult. And she’s...

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Posted on 05/14/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Choosing a single author to honor with the Nobel Prize for Literature can’t be easy in most years. But consider...

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Posted on 05/07/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We have a release date for the final Inspector Montalbano novel. Author Andrea Camilleri, who died in July 2019, had...

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Posted on 05/06/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s aristocratic family didn’t care for his decision to marry a Salvadoran artist. And she was well aware...

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Posted on 04/29/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Jhumpa Lahiri has a unique relationship to translated literature. She’s seen her novels and short-story collections be brought into a...

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