Posted on 04/08/2020 at 08:05 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We admit it: We dropped the ball on celebrating an Agatha Christie milestone earlier this year. February marked one hundred...

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Posted on 04/07/2020 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s the best of times and the worst of times for some authors, in terms of the topics and themes...

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Posted on 04/06/2020 at 02:58 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Julia Alvarez’s novel Afterlife, which releases tomorrow, is notable for a few reasons. One, it’s her first novel for adults...

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Posted on 04/06/2020 at 10:16 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Margaret Atwood, famous for (among many things) her dystopian fiction, has entered the fight to support authors during the coronavirus...

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Posted on 04/01/2020 at 01:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The traditional favorite character in Louisa May Alcott’s beloved Little Women seems to be Jo. But recently, public opinion seems...

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Posted on 03/25/2020 at 11:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

N.K. Jemisin’s latest novel, The City We Became, hit shelves yesterday. NPR had already shared an early excerpt of the...

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Posted on 03/24/2020 at 08:30 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli has won another honor: the Rathbones Folio Prize. The award, worth £30,000 ($35,320), is...

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Posted on 03/19/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Female authors dominated the literary fiction genre in 2019, according to The NPD Group. The global information company shared this...

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Posted on 03/11/2020 at 02:41 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Barbara Neely, who became a pioneering and award-winning author later in life, died last week at the age of seventy-eight....

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Posted on 03/10/2020 at 08:39 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author N.K. Jemisin has given NPR the very first public look at her upcoming novel, The City We Became. In...

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