Posted on 09/14/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What an auction house calls one of the “finest illustrated manuscripts in existence” is set to go up for sale...

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Posted on 08/23/2022 at 10:32 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Yesterday's literary birthday girl, Dorothy Parker, lived a remarkable life — in good and bad ways. For example, no matter...

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Posted on 08/22/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A perhaps unorthodox way to celebrate author Dorothy Parker — famous for her sharp tongue — on her birthday is...

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Tagged As: History, Literary Hub

Posted on 08/21/2022 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

More dubious medical advice is headed to the internet. Cambridge University is digitizing thousands of medieval medical recipes, a collection...

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Tagged As: History, The Guardian

Posted on 08/19/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On this day in 1936, the Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca was fatally shot. And to mark the...

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Tagged As: History, Literary Hub, Poetry

Posted on 08/08/2022 at 12:17 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bookworms who love history are mourning today, as news broke of David McCullough's passing. His daughter confirmed to the media...

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

Keanu Reeves will for sure star in the Hulu adaptation of Erik Larson's The Devil in the White City. The...

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Posted on 07/16/2022 at 07:57 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

News broke earlier this week that the woman Emmett Till was alleged to have harassed has written a memoir. The...

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Tagged As: History, Memoir

Posted on 07/13/2022 at 08:19 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When jihadists attacked the Malian city of Timbuktu in 2012, citizens scrambled to save themselves — and also to save...

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Posted on 06/27/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This past weekend — Saturday, June 25, to be exact — marked the seventy-fifth anniversary of the release of Anne...

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Tagged As: History, Poetry, The Guardian