Posted on 12/11/2018 at 08:23 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

David Sedaris may have had no shot at being accepted to Yale as a student. But now, with decades of literary success und...

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Posted on 12/05/2018 at 06:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Looks like we should’ve held off on the Rupert Brooke letter auction post, in favor of more dramatic bidding news....

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Posted on 12/05/2018 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Poetry aficionados and/or those frequently called upon to reject admirers gently will want to take note of an upcoming a...

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Posted on 11/26/2018 at 12:18 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Classic-literature lovers had another reason to be grateful this past Thanksgiving: A long-lost portrait of Charles Dick...

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Posted on 11/13/2018 at 09:51 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A letter from Ernest Hemingway has just been sold at an auction for $28,000. It’s not just any letter from a famou...

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Posted on 11/05/2018 at 11:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Note: An alert reader pointed out that El Mundo cites the letter as being delivered by Charles Baudelaire's mistress...

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Posted on 09/30/2018 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Fifteen rare books owned by Robin Williams will go up for auction this week. Sotheby’s is handling the Octobe...

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Posted on 09/25/2018 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Another day, another letter from a famous writer to a loved one on sale. Well, to be accurate, it’s more like a st...

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Posted on 09/20/2018 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Jack Kerouac fans should perhaps say a silent thank-you to his mother. That is, assuming she heeded his plea for $25 to...

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Posted on 07/27/2018 at 11:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The original manuscript of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, along with other unpublished writing, was auctioned off Thurs...

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