Posted on 10/17/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of October 17, 2021. Nathanael West (October 17, 1903): West...

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Posted on 10/10/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of October 10, 2021. James Clavell (October 10, 1925): Clavell’s...

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Posted on 10/03/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of October 3, 2021. Thomas Wolfe (October 3, 1900): Wolfe...

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Posted on 09/26/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of September 26, 2021: TS Eliot (September 26, 1888): Eliot’s...

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Posted on 09/19/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of September 19, 2021. William Golding (September 19, 1911): Golding’s...

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Posted on 09/12/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of September 12, 2021. H.L. Mencken (September 12, 1880): Mencken...

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Posted on 09/09/2021 at 12:33 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy birthday, again, to the great Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy. (Thanks to Russia’s switch from the Julian calendar to the...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 09/07/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Labor Day is in the books, meaning we suspect most US schools are back in session. And we’d hate to...

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Posted on 09/05/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Perhaps you tried and failed to enjoy Les Miserables, either in novel, movie, or musical form. Or, conversely, perhaps you...

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Posted on 09/05/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of September 5, 2021. Jennifer Egan (September 7, 1962): Egan’s...

Tagged As: History, Just for fun