Posted on 10/25/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A fragment of William Shakespeare’s first folio is headed to auction this week. But don’t think of it as insubstantial...

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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 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Though it’s too late to bid, this literary-themed auction is worth sharing. Four hundred items of clothing and accessories that...

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

Coverage of the new Grapes of Wrath edition — which replicates John Steinbeck’s manuscript exactly — brought new attention to...

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Posted on 10/07/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The original bridge featured in A.A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh books is going up for auction. The Poohsticks Bridge, as...

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Posted on 10/03/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A lock of hair purportedly from poet Emily Dickinson is for sale on eBay, with an asking price of nearly...

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Posted on 09/23/2021 at 07:51 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Including this upcoming auction item in a book-centric newswire might be bit of a stretch. But the Guardian filed news...

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Posted on 09/20/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A rare first-edition copy of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein has sold at auction for $1.17 million. That’s well over the expected...

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Posted on 09/08/2021 at 10:40 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Guardian has news of two literary discoveries: one poetry, one prose. The former is an ancient Greek text that...

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Posted on 09/03/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Yale University Library has launched a digital collections platform available to anyone with internet. The digitized documents in Yale’s...

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