Posted on 09/23/2021 at 07:51 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Including this upcoming auction item in a book-centric newswire might be bit of a stretch. But the Guardian filed news...

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Posted on 09/22/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The 3,600-year-old stone known as the “Gilgamesh Dream Tablet” will start its journey home tomorrow, reports the Guardian. The tablet...

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Posted on 09/21/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Think you’re the ultimate Lord of the Rings fan? Sorry, but a 37-year-old Italian pastry chef has you beat, most...

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Tagged As: Fantasy, The Guardian

Posted on 09/15/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Fans of Tennessee Williams may want to pick up the latest copy of The Strand magazine. That’s where his short...

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Posted on 09/14/2021 at 11:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Booker Prize shortlist was released today, and the Guardian observed that only one British author made the cut. American...

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Posted on 09/13/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Amazon and the Big Five publishers are asking a judge to dismiss a potential class-action price-fixing claim filed against them....

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Posted on 09/10/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Spider-Man has defeated Superman … in the arena of most expensive comic book, that is. A copy of the 1962...

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Posted on 09/09/2021 at 10:40 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Susanna Clarke's debut novel should have put her on the literary map. Instead, the touring in its support caused her...

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Posted on 09/08/2021 at 10:40 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Guardian has news of two literary discoveries: one poetry, one prose. The former is an ancient Greek text that...

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Posted on 09/04/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Dolly Parton isn’t the only musician releasing an album inspired by literature (though she does stand apart as the co-author...

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