Posted on 04/23/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You’ve surely already noticed that today is what we believe to be William Shakespeare’s birthday (and, as a...

Categories: Today in Books

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

The covers that could have been for twenty-five modern literary classics have not been designed in vain. David Dunn coul...

Posted on 03/29/2019 at 11:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you had to guess, who would you say was the first woman to publish a science-fiction story under her own name? We&rsq...

Posted on 03/28/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Hungry? This may or may not help, depending on how adventurous an eater you are. Literary Hub’s Drew Broussard rec...

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Posted on 03/19/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Philip Roth would’ve turned eighty-six today, had he not passed away in 2018. In honor of the occasion, Emi...

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Posted on 03/18/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We mentioned earlier that one of the U.S. poet laureates, W.S. Merwin, had recentlypassed away. Based on his obituary an...

Tagged As: History, Literary Hub, Poetry

Posted on 03/15/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ready for some slightly different reading recommendations for St. Patrick’s Day? Book Marks offers up ten novels f...

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Posted on 03/16/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy belated birthday to artist and illustrator Wanda Gág, whose 106th birthday was last Monday. Don’t kno...

Posted on 02/01/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy birthday — or launch day — to the Oxford English Dictionary! On this day in 1884, according to Literar...

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Posted on 02/07/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

For many of us, reading out loud or being read to simply recalls our early childhood days. But throughout history, it ha...

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