Posted on 07/13/2020 at 10:36 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The National Book Foundation announced Friday that the events of National Book Week will go virtual this year. And rather...

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Posted on 07/12/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The online book club The Pigeonhole, like many others in the literary community, wondered how readers’ behavior has changed during...

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Posted on 07/09/2020 at 11:06 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Need something to read over your lunch break? Check out these old and new tales. The old tale — The...

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Posted on 07/08/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Remember when “going viral” referred to internet trends? Those were certainly the good old days. Yet they’re not as far...

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Posted on 07/07/2020 at 02:31 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Just because your book launch is virtual doesn’t mean it can’t also be a journey of sorts! Carol Newman Cronin,...

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Posted on 07/02/2020 at 12:27 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Illinois has its first ever honorary poet laureate: the late John Prine. The singer died April 7 of complications from...

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Posted on 07/01/2020 at 09:17 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The reopening of libraries — or the lack thereof — is a highly contentious topic right now. We’re not here...

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Posted on 06/28/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The coronavirus pandemic and ensuing lockdowns have brought out the best in many people, including a furloughed advertising employee in...

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Posted on 06/25/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Ottessa Moshfegh fits into a couple of different pandemic tropes. She’s among those whose works were released later than...

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Posted on 06/25/2020 at 11:20 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Our chiropractor told us a few months ago that everyone is carrying some stress right now, given the coronavirus situation....

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