Posted on May 15, 2024 at 3:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Canadian author Alice Munro, widely considered a master of the short story, died yesterday at age ninety-two. Appreciations and memories...

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Posted on May 14, 2024 at 3:31 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Alice Munro died today at the age of ninety-two. Munro has won both the Man Booker International Prize and...

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Posted on May 9, 2024 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

National Poetry Month may be in the books now, but this literary form is still popping up on literary blogs....

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Posted on April 24, 2024 at 8:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Catch up quick with the bookish news of the past few days ... or take a deeper dive into each...

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Posted on April 9, 2024 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We're not talking exact book birthdays, but two recent pieces celebrate the year 2024 and two particular novels. Cloud Atlas...

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Posted on April 3, 2024 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It's odd enough to see, say, the bank teller or vet tech out and about beyond how you know them....

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Posted on April 2, 2024 at 8:20 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary deaths that either occurred recently or popped into the news recently: Neeli Cherkovski, a poet and...

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Posted on March 27, 2024 at 4:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today's award roundup is a mixture of winners and nominees. The winners of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, which honor books...

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Posted on March 14, 2024 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today's excerpts are a mix of fiction and nonfiction. For the former, we have Jessica Zhan Mei Yu's debut novel...

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Posted on March 14, 2024 at 7:35 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today's award roundup is a grab bag — individual winners versus group honors, and formal awards versus people's choices. Liz...

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