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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Posted on 06/18/2019 at 03:59 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A new map of the London Underground shows travelers what’s really important: which books were set near a particula...

Posted on 06/22/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Next time you hear someone dismiss a language debate with “oh, semantics,” consider showing them a recent ar...

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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 06/17/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bookstagramming doesn’t have to be highbrow — in fact, most of us might find it more amusing when it’s...

Posted on 06/09/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of June 9, 2019. Patricia Cornwell (June 9, 1956): Cornwell,...

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

No one who frequents this website needs to be told, for their own benefit, that reading is good for them. However, we&rs...

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Posted on 05/31/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New York Times headline, which we wish we’d written on our own, was “at a loss for words.” The sto...

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Posted on 05/30/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Grammar geeks and word nerds have new fuel for their righteous fires. Merriam-Webster Dictionary has stated, for the rec...

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Posted on 05/29/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Yes, we’re almost halfway through 2019, but when you find a gorgeous infographic about the previous year, you stil...

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