Posted on 08/22/2019 at 09:25 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A Pulitzer Prize-winning author has weighed in on a debate over controversial murals at a high school. Alice Walker, who...

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Posted on 08/25/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of August 25, 2019. Bret Harte (August 25, 1836): Harte, know...

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Posted on 08/18/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of August 18, 2019. Emily Bronte (August 20, 1818): Bronte&rs...

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Posted on 08/08/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Poor Jane Austen. Many writers don’t receive their fair share of fame during the life — only after their dea...

Posted on 08/11/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of August 11, 2019. Danielle Steel (August 14, 1947): Every s...

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Posted on 08/06/2019 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here’s another upcoming book from celebrities not famous for their writing, this one with a confirmed title and a...

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Posted on 08/05/2019 at 02:43 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Wish you could volunteer from the comfort (and quiet) of your own home? Then the Library of Congress has a great opportu...

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

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of August 4, 2019. Guy de Maupassant (August 5, 1850): De Mau...

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Posted on 08/02/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Our weekly birthday roundup missed Primo Levi, born July 31, 1919. That said, forgetting the Italian author and chemist...

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Posted on 08/01/2019 at 10:17 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’re guessing that while many bookworms celebrated J.K. Rowling’s birthday yesterday by reading her works,...

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