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To Kill a Mockingbird 50th-Anniversary Commemorative Portrait by Nicolosi.


Fifty Years of To Kill a Mockingbird

Alabama marks fifty years of To Kill a Mockingbird.

Natalie Scott: A Magnificent Life


Great Scott!

In an “abandoned tramp’s hotel that had become too filthy even for the tramps,” a bohemian circle of actors, writers, and society figures founded Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré in 1919, one of the fi

Image of edition of <em> Stèles</em>, first published in 1914.


The End of Man

And the Art of Victor Segalen.

P. F. Kluge encourages aspiring writers to use island life in their fiction.


Talking to Saipan

American lit in a Pacific outpost.

Whalemen remove the jaw of a sperm whale


Whaling the Old Way

Life on a nineteenth-century whaler was thrilling, tedious, and often disgusting.


That's Amore

Three women in novelist William Faulkner’s life affected his storytelling profoundly through their own literary and artistic abilities. Additionally, one of the three transformed his notions of race.

Image of Fats Domino's piano


"Saving Fats"

Permission to write also comes up in Sam Shepard’s latest book, Day out of Days, a collection of short stories that offers one incredible tale told by a friend of Fats Domino’s bodyguard abou

Parents picket the schools in Kanawha County, 1974.


A Battle over Books

West Virginians battled over their school books in 1974.


Dante: Auctor, Autore

The question of authority among writers nags us less today than it did in the late Middle Ages, when poets and philosophers began daring to pen their works in the vernacular.

A participant of the Prime Time Family Reading Time program engages with a book.


Ten Years of Prime Time

Louisiana marks ten successful years of a literacy program.