Posted on 05/15/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of May 15, 2022. L. Frank Baum (May 15, 1856):...

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Posted on 05/12/2022 at 10:52 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We're betraying our age here ... but a recent New York Times story has us thinking of Weird Al's "Amish...

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Posted on 05/09/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Why is a book website sharing a petition to create a federal holiday in honor of Harriet Tubman? Because the...

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Posted on 05/07/2022 at 06:46 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of May 8, 2022. Thomas Pynchon (May 8, 1937): Pynchon...

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Posted on 05/01/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of May 1, 2022. Joseph Heller (May 1, 1923). Heller’s...

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Posted on 04/24/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of April 24, 2022. Anthony Trollope (April 24, 1815). Trollope’s...

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Posted on 04/23/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

William Shakespeare's birthday is traditionally celebrated on April 23, though all we know for certain is that he was baptized...

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Posted on 04/17/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of April 17, 2022. Isak Dinesen (April 17, 1885): Dinesen’s...

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Posted on 04/10/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of April 10, 2022. Paul Theroux (April 10, 1941). Theroux...

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Posted on 04/06/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Yesterday marked the anniversary of the day that Charles Darwin sent in the first three chapters of On the Origin...

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