Posted on 09/21/2018 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Parents just don’t understand. The editors at the Oxford English Dictionary are no exception to that rule, either,...

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 09/19/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author George Orwell’s archives are officially part of the UNESCO Memory of the World register. The Memory of the...

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Posted on 09/18/2018 at 09:53 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

What are the side effects of finishing a six-volume series of autobiographical novels? Well, your family might have a fe...

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Posted on 09/17/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When we say Roald Dahl’s Matilda has grown up, we’re not talking about the actress from the movie. We mean t...

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Posted on 09/14/2018 at 03:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The BBC’s national short story contest, for the fifth time, has an all-female shortlist. Contest entries are judge...

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Posted on 09/13/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Agatha Christie and J.K. Rowling aren’t the only authors whose titles change when they move across the Atlantic, a...

Posted on 09/12/2018 at 12:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Kate Atkinson fans (and we know there are many of you), today is your lucky day! The author of the bestselling Life Afte...

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Posted on 09/10/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sometimes it seems easier to list off the beloved historical figures who haven’t been exposed as less-than-charmin...

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Posted on 09/06/2018 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Hungry? Reading this review of Leo Tolstoy’s family cookbook may or may not help. The War and Peace author adopted...

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