Posted on 12/31/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Need help finding something? Ask a librarian. That’s what scholars searching for half of an early draft of Mark Twain’s...

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Posted on 12/28/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s easy to miss the occasional post or two online, so we’ve rounded up some of the highlights from our...

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Posted on 12/24/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Nervous about hosting a holiday dinner over the next few days? We don’t mean to fan the flames of anyone’s...

Posted on 12/18/2019 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today’s second dose of expensive early-edition books: a signed first-edition Harry Potter book picked up for just a penny has...

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Posted on 11/20/2019 at 08:21 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The New York Public Library has just purchased over 150 Virginia Woolf-related items to add to its Berg Collection of...

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Posted on 11/19/2019 at 07:27 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Brontë Parsonage Museum has succeeded in its quest to buy a miniature book written by Charlotte Brontë in 1830,...

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Posted on 11/15/2019 at 07:26 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An extra stanza of Charles Baudelaire’s erotic poem “The Jewels” has been made public for the first time in more...

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Posted on 11/14/2019 at 08:09 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Brontë Parsonage Museum’s bid to acquire a rare artifact has some star-studded support. Dame Judi Dench, honorary president of...

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Posted on 11/11/2019 at 02:10 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today in items you can’t afford: Ian Fleming’s letters to his wife, Ann, are headed to auction. The Guardian reports...

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Posted on 10/21/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ve heard plenty about author John Steinbeck’s literary estate these past few months. So now here’s some news about his...

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