Posted on 02/10/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We evidently really love a well-said putdown. The so-called literary burn book — Really and Truly: A Book of Literary...

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Posted on 01/20/2021 at 07:58 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Mattel has added Maya Angelou to its line of Inspiring Women Barbie dolls, but good luck getting your hands on...

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Posted on 01/19/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ursula K. Le Guin may have passed away three years ago, but she's still making headlines: the US Postal Service...

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Posted on 01/18/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The relatively new Carol Shields Prize for Fiction has received a huge boost: a $250,000 donation from Melinda Gates. The...

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Posted on 01/12/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Sally Rooney, who established her literary fame with Normal People, has a new novel coming out this fall. Her publisher...

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Posted on 01/12/2021 at 08:25 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine hasn’t been without its snags and delays, but we’re happy to report one successful...

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Posted on 01/07/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Hey, remember the literary burn book discovered in March 2019? We don’t blame you if, um, too much has happened...

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Posted on 12/28/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Much of the United States lies in the path of a few winter storms this week, and while we can’t...

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Posted on 12/21/2020 at 01:20 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Some page-to-stage veterans will handle an upcoming movie adaptation of Women Talking by Miriam Toews. Frances McDormand (who produced Olive...

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Posted on 12/17/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A previously unseen short story by Shirley Jackson has just hit newsstands. The Strand literary magazine has included “Adventure on...

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