Posted on 07/11/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Our weekly birthday roundup missed someone: Jhumpa Lahiri, who was born on this day in 1967. As a way of making amends,...

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Posted on 07/01/2019 at 12:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ve all encountered our fair share of book passages that linger in our minds for years — decades — a...

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Posted on 06/27/2019 at 02:18 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Virginia Woolf fans whose travels take them to New York City in the next few weeks may be interested to know about a cer...

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Posted on 06/22/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Those of you subscribed to our bargain-book email know that Octavia E. Butler’s birthday was this week — and...

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Posted on 06/18/2019 at 11:39 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Jennifer Weiner deserves to be credited with far more than longevity and consistent bestseller status, Salon says. We sh...

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Posted on 06/19/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Virginia Woolf’s full first draft of Mrs. Dalloway is now available as its own book, exactly as it appeared &mdash...

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Posted on 06/06/2019 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

2019 has been a good year for author Tayari Jones. In less than two months, she’s won two prizes for her novel An...

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Posted on 05/13/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ready for another true-authorship story? We hope so! Right after we shared the Guardian’s article on how Ernest He...

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Posted on 05/04/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A trio of recent novels aren’t the first to retell ancient Greek epics, but they are underscoring a particular cul...

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Posted on 04/24/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Adapting a beloved novel into a screenplay is always a catch-22. Especially, as George Clooney found out, when the novel...

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