Posted on 08/22/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A crowdfunding campaign has ensured that a piece of an 1814 letter from novelist Jane Austen to her niece will remain pu...

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Posted on 08/07/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Now that the court-ordered transfer of Franz Kafka’s papers to the National Library of Israel is complete, officia...

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Posted on 08/05/2019 at 02:43 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Wish you could volunteer from the comfort (and quiet) of your own home? Then the Library of Congress has a great opportu...

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Posted on 08/02/2019 at 02:34 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

One more literary-birthday-themed post for the week, and we’re done (until Sunday). The public library in Pittsfie...

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Posted on 07/25/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Philip Roth’s estate — minus his book collection — was auctioned off last weekend. (The books,...

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Posted on 07/18/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

One auction’s trash has proved to be a museum’s treasure. What’s believed to be a long-lost portrait o...

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Posted on 07/18/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What’s cooler than a book that survived a trip to Antarctica? One that went to the moon! Astronaut Buzz Aldrin pac...

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Posted on 07/12/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Philip Roth’s biggest fans ought to be digging through the sofa cushions right now — an auction of his perso...

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Posted on 07/10/2019 at 01:35 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The British Library has just made a major literary acquisition: Granta magazine’s literary archives. The Bookselle...

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Posted on 06/26/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A 1924 letter from Ernest Hemingway to his father was just sold for over $25,000, but left us very curious about the res...

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