Posted on 12/13/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Talk about taking throwback Thursday seriously. The Digital Reader alerted us to how the National Library of Scotland is...

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Tagged As: History, Just for fun

Posted on 11/11/2018 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

One hundred years ago today, the World War I armistice was signed; one hundred years ago last Sunday, one of the conflic...

Posted on 11/09/2018 at 11:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

One of our favorite podcasts periodically does an episode with the theme “unearthed” — and today, we&r...

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Tagged As: History, The Guardian

Posted on 11/08/2018 at 04:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We suspect that these children’s books are unlikely to inspire nostalgia in most of you, but that you’ll enj...

Posted on 11/08/2018 at 12:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Those of us lucky enough to know our grandparents still often don’t fully grasp the importance of their experience...

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Posted on 11/25/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Guardian recently wrote about Yasmine Seale’s new translation of Aladdin, the first to appear since researcher...

Tagged As: History, The Guardian

Posted on 10/31/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The same Swiss getaway that spawned Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein generated another historic (but much less famous)...

Tagged As: History, Horror, Literary Hub

Posted on 10/24/2018 at 01:54 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

2018 isn’t the only year that the Nobel Prize in Literature came with a side dose of drama. To be specific, today...

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Posted on 10/21/2018 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Talk about an epic homecoming: The world’s oldest surviving Latin Bible, which weighs seventy-five pounds, is back...

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Tagged As: History, The Guardian

Posted on 10/16/2018 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today is also perhaps the nerdiest of all holidays: National Dictionary Day. It marks the birth of Noah Webster —...

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