Posted on June 21, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You don't have to consider yourself (or even be) a big fan of musicals in order to be familiar with...

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Posted on May 12, 2022 at 10:52 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We're betraying our age here ... but a recent New York Times story has us thinking of Weird Al's "Amish...

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Posted on April 20, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here's some National Poetry Month content for the younger crowd — but like the Colm Tóibín interview, it involves more...

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Posted on March 16, 2022 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Which YA author has won the most awards in American literary history? If you struggled to come up (or never...

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Posted on March 15, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Little did the authors of two March releases know how timely their books would feel. Marie Yovanovitch, a former US...

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Posted on February 22, 2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Literary media has called our attention to two interesting re-releases from decades past. In the fiction department, we now have...

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Posted on February 10, 2022 at 8:01 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

As you might guess from its title, the short-story collection Anonymous Sex is certainly for mature audiences. But the word...

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Posted on February 6, 2022 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Disney may have made sure that generations recognize Bambi as a coming-of-age story starring a deer. But a new translation...

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Posted on January 12, 2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Jack London, author of The Call of the Wild and White Fang, was born on this day in 1876. While...

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Posted on December 22, 2021 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On this day in 1849, notes Encyclopedia Britannica, writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky and several other prisoners were led out to a...

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