Posted on 08/02/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The first major biography of author WG Sebald promises an in-depth look into the traumas that shaped his career. Carole...

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Posted on 07/31/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Among the many events canceled last year because of COVID-19 was the weeklong festival celebrating author Ernest Hemingway. This year,...

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Posted on 07/28/2021 at 03:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A tablet that records some of the epic of Gilgamesh is itself progressing on quite the journey. The Guardian reports...

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Posted on 07/27/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The 2021 Booker Prize longlist has been released, and it includes Pulitzer and Nobel Prize winners alongside debut novelists. The...

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Posted on 07/23/2021 at 09:49 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An official prequel to A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh stories will come out this fall, to mark the 95th anniversary of their...

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Posted on 07/20/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author John Boyne probably didn’t expect a novel with a transgender main character to make no splash whatsoever. But he...

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Posted on 07/15/2021 at 12:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

There’s no denying the mark that William Shakespeare has left on Western civilization. And sometimes, in fact, it’s embraced —...

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Posted on 07/13/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

France has succeeded in keeping a historic Marquis de Sade manuscript within its borders. The Guardian reports that the French...

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Posted on 07/08/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you don’t find book awards all that interesting, we have another option for you to try: library awards. The...

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Posted on 07/07/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

British cultural groups have yet another rare collection within their grasp — and the time to raise money to purchase...

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