Literary Rediscoveries of 2017

These lists just keep getting longer! Per usual for this time of year, here’s a list of classic literary paraphernalia that was released or rediscovered for the first time this year. I’ve tried to make it as complete as possible, but if you know of any other previously “lost” works that were found or published this year, let me know in the comments.

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Literary Rediscoveries of 2015

It’s not easy being a classic lit fan: besides having to deal with the rarity of some books, we also miss out on the elation other bookworms feel as they anticipate their favorite author’s next release. Since most of our favorite authors are dead (or just refuse to publish again for years), we’ll never getContinue reading “Literary Rediscoveries of 2015”

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Bookish Links — May 2015

This is getting ridiculous—it seems Mark Twain is the latest author to have some of his lost works resurface. After six authors announced their intention to boycott PEN America’s gala dinner honoring the staff of Charlie Hebdo, Salman Rushdie—never one to be shy about airing his opinions—had some words for them. More from the insaneContinue reading “Bookish Links — May 2015”

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9 Authors Whose Books I Want to Try

1: Victor Hugo                   Unlike a lot of classic lit. fans, I am not overly infatuated with Les Misérables. I started to read it, but only read a small portion of the book and I haven’t made it through the musical yet. But when I needed someContinue reading “9 Authors Whose Books I Want to Try”

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Bookish Links – September 2014

Why the Apostle Paul was one of the greatest of book geeks. Here, we get to see a side of C. S. Lewis that few people even know about: C. S. Lewis the poet. Why do imaginary meeting between famous people amuse me so? Anyway, from The Story Girl, here is a supposed dialogue betweenContinue reading “Bookish Links – September 2014”

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Famous Last Words: Mark Twain

“Good-bye. If we meet—” Spoken to his daughter Clara. Twain never finished that last sentence; he stopped and looked at Clara for a long time before falling asleep and dying a few hours later. On a completely unrelated but still interesting note, Haley’s Comet passed close to earth on both the year of Twain’s birthContinue reading “Famous Last Words: Mark Twain”

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