Posted on 01/19/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of January 19, 2020: Edgar Allan Poe (January 19, 1809):...

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Posted on 01/17/2020 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Perhaps the only new part about the most recent Nobel Prize controversy is that it was public and not private....

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Posted on 01/12/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of January 12, 2020: Jack London (January 12, 1876): London,...

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Posted on 01/11/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We all know nowadays that if you want the answer to something, ask a librarian. But a select group of...

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Posted on 01/09/2020 at 02:06 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Footage once thought lost of a Japanese poet and novelist has been recovered and will be the center of an...

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Posted on 01/06/2020 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

John Addington Symonds knew his essay “A Problem in Greek Ethics” was so controversial that he published only ten copies...

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Posted on 01/05/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of January 5, 2020: Umberto Eco (January 5, 1932): Eco...

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Posted on 12/29/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of December 29, 2019: Rudyard Kipling (December 30, 1865): Kipling’s...

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Posted on 12/22/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of December 22, 2019: Jean Racine (December 22, 1639): Best...

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Posted on 12/20/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A Christmas Carol was an immediate smash hit for author Charles Dickens. The downside of that? Less scrupulous and less...