Posted on November 21, 2022 at 12:14 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The late author Joan Didion's estate has been auctioned off, and we'll share some highlights from the sale — but...

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Posted on November 4, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Joan Didion's estate sale opened up a few days ago and continues for almost two more weeks. So, if you...

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Posted on October 31, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What do you give as a gift to the head of one of the largest churches in the world? If...

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Posted on October 14, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sherlock Holmes graduated from magazine appearances to his very own book — The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes — on this...

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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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Posted on October 4, 2022 at 3:15 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Cormac McCarthy has made somewhat of a second career out of being interview-averse. But from 1968-1980, he was a...

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Posted on September 22, 2022 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When Ernest Hemingway died, his widow went to Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Florida, and retrieved some of the...

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Posted on September 14, 2022 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What an auction house calls one of the “finest illustrated manuscripts in existence” is set to go up for sale...

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Posted on September 13, 2022 at 7:40 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A signed first-edition copy of The Catcher in the Rye is going on sale this week. NPR reports that while...

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Posted on August 30, 2022 at 7:47 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Eleven unpublished letters from Charles Dickens are going on display for the first time tomorrow. The Guardian reports that the...

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