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 11/18/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Beijing is furious that Chinese-born Swedish publisher Gui Minhai has received Swedish PEN’s Tucholsky Prize, given to a persecuted or...

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Posted on 11/16/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Think before you tweet. YA author Sarah Dessen tweeted the following, along with a screen shot of comments from someone...

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Posted on 11/15/2019 at 11:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

People who think reading and books are boring are clearly oh-so-wrong, for many reasons. We have two salacious stories from...

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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 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An author whom Australia has detained for six years has finally left the detention center. New Zealand granted Behrouz Boochani...

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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 11/13/2019 at 07:57 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The celebration over a Turkish writer’s release from jail appears to have been premature. Journalist and novelist Ahmet Altan was...

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Posted on 11/12/2019 at 04:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Novelist Zadie Smith is branching out into the world of drama. The Wife of Willesden is a reimagining of Geoffrey...

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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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