Posted on 01/27/2020 at 04:32 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Marlon James, a Man Booker Prize-winning and internationally bestselling author, has launched a podcast today. Marlon and Jake Read Dead...

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Posted on 01/27/2020 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Another high-profile literary executor has passed away: Stephen Joyce, the grandson and last direct descendant of James Joyce. The Guardian...

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Posted on 01/27/2020 at 10:52 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The creators of an upcoming comic strip in which Nancy Drew dies are urging fans of the sleuth to give...

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Posted on 01/12/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Fun fact: The woman who encouraged Harriet Beecher Stowe to write Uncle Tom’s Cabin was, in fact, also an author...

Posted on 01/03/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy birthday, J.R.R. Tolkien! The author famous for the Lord of the Rings trilogy was born on this day in...

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Posted on 01/03/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

T.S. Eliot’s unsealed letters to Emily Hale have not disappointed the literary world. Hale was known as Eliot’s muse, so...

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Posted on 01/02/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Fans of classic literature have another reason to celebrate the new year. When 2019 ended, so too did the embargo...

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Posted on 12/31/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Need help finding something? Ask a librarian. That’s what scholars searching for half of an early draft of Mark Twain’s...

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Posted on 12/30/2019 at 07:59 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Perhaps you’ve encountered the articles, typical in late December, that compare predictions from the past for how the year actually...

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Posted on 12/28/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s easy to miss the occasional post or two online, so we’ve rounded up some of the highlights from our...

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