Posted on 06/11/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This is not a drill: The Jane Austen’s House Museum could close by the end of the year because of...

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Posted on 06/05/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here’s something to look forward to when travel becomes freer again. The house in Bath, England, where Mary Shelley wrote...

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Posted on 05/27/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Some railroad enthusiasts visit train hubs or set up an extensive network for their model cars. Others … buy the...

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Posted on 04/16/2020 at 10:27 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

On the one hand, omitting any sites in Wales or Scotland on a literary tourism map seems to be a...

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Posted on 04/08/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Plans to convert the prison where Oscar Wilde served time into an arts center have been scrapped. The Ministry of...

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Posted on 03/02/2020 at 12:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The latest installation of our (pretend) series on expensive literary residences: Dashiell Hammett’s apartment. You can currently rent the 250-square-foot...

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Posted on 02/18/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Most visitors to Washington, D.C., who are seeking to honor President Abraham Lincoln head to the monument that bears his...

Posted on 02/13/2020 at 10:05 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Slaughterhouse-Five turned fifty last year, and in honor of that milestone, the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library has unveiled an...

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Posted on 02/12/2020 at 11:14 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Harry Potter’s empire is only continuing to grow. The National Retail Federation shared news yesterday that 20,000 square feet of...

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Posted on 02/11/2020 at 10:29 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An award-winning author wants to honor the subjects of her book with a mural in London’s Whitechapel district. Hallie Rubenhold’s...

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