Posted on 11/04/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Yesterday was the 150th anniversary of a key piece of writing from Walt Whitman — albeit not one most of...

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Posted on 10/30/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When it comes to holidays, some folks are adventurous, while others prefer the tried-and-traditional. In this post, Literary Hub has...

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Posted on 10/29/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sylvia Plath is best known for her poetry; William Makepeace Thackeray, his satirical novels. But, as Literary Hub has recently...

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Posted on 10/28/2021 at 11:49 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Winning a well-known literary prize usually results in greater book sales for an author. At least, it should — but...

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Posted on 10/27/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Usually with a book excerpt, we put the title of the work in the headline of the post, figuring that’s...

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Posted on 10/26/2021 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A literary friendship was launched on this day in 1900. Edith Wharton had long hoped to befriend Henry James, and...

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Posted on 10/25/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Whenever Literary Hub’s Emily Temple is browsing old books, she likes to grab early editions of famous authors’ work to...

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Posted on 10/23/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Travel from the comfort of your own home this spooky season. Literary Hub alerted us to the existence of a...

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Posted on 10/22/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A real-life watch featured prominently in fiction is headed to auction next month. In the novel Ulysses, James Joyce describes...

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Posted on 10/21/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Stanley Tucci’s new memoir contains the recipe for his beloved grandmother’s equally beloved pasta sauce. That said, if you’re looking...

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