Posted on 06/26/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A 1924 letter from Ernest Hemingway to his father was just sold for over $25,000, but left us very curious about the res...

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Posted on 06/20/2019 at 10:26 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde was published on this day 129 years ago, in Lippincott’s Monthly Magazin...

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Posted on 06/23/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of June 23, 2019. Richard Bach (June 23, 1936): Bach’s...

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Tagged As: History, Just for fun

Posted on 06/21/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Do you know when the printing press was invented? If your answer is 1440, you’re wrong. You would be right to say...

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Posted on 06/15/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy Bloomsday Eve! June 16 — tomorrow — has been dubbed Bloomsday by James Joyce fans because it's the...

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Posted on 06/16/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of June 16, 2019. Joyce Carol Oates (June 16, 1938): Oates ha...

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Posted on 06/11/2019 at 11:01 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A century and a half ago, a document that seemed to accuse Canterbury Tales author Geoffrey Chaucer of rape emerged. Now...

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Tagged As: History, Poetry, The Guardian

Posted on 06/13/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today we’re interviewing Salina B. Baker, a multiple-award winning author and avid student of colonial America and...

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Posted on 06/06/2019 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A final World War II-themed post for today comes from the New York Times. British author P.G. Wodehouse — famous,...

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

One might well expect poetry to be written about D-Day, and it has. You can read “Normandy” by Cyril Crain &...

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Tagged As: History, Poetry