Posted on 12/22/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Literary Hub recently shared an excerpt of Nadifa Mohamed's novel The Fortune Men, a Booker Prize finalist that’s still in...

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Posted on 12/22/2021 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Even if — or especially if — we didn’t live through them, world-changing historical events certainly capture our attention. And...

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Posted on 12/16/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

George Orwell’s 1984 is back in the headlines (though has it left anytime recently?). This time, though, it’s not because...

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Posted on 12/15/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A novel shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize is now available in the United States. Nadifa Mohamed's The Fortune Men...

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Posted on 11/28/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of November 28, 2021. John Bunyan (November 28, 1628): Bunyan’s...

Posted on 11/19/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The prolific and bestselling author Wilbur Smith has died at the age of eighty-eight. Smith, who died November 13, wrote...

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Posted on 10/20/2021 at 10:23 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

History is packed with compelling figures whose stories beg to be told – or imagined. Author Patti Callahan Henry has...

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Posted on 10/04/2021 at 01:55 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This installment of the books coming to the screen features three very disparate source materials. On the lightest side is...

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Posted on 09/30/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bethany C. Morrow's latest book takes place in 1863, but to her dismay, it didn’t feel all that distant as...

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Posted on 09/11/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today marks twenty years since the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. The events changed life dramatically for everyone in...

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