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Remembering Ourselves

You can’t think about the future without thinking about the past, and with a new year ahead it’s a perfect time to revisit the lessons of history. From Springfield, to the Ozarks, to the United States and beyond, you will find it in this list.   More...
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George Eliot (November 22, 1819 - December 22, 1880)

The acclaimed author of such classics as "Silas Marner," "The Mill on the Floss," and "Middlemarch" (which Virginia Woolf called "one of the few English novels written for grown-up people") would have turned 196 this weekend.  More...
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Howard Phillips Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 - March 15, 1937)

Celebrate famed horror writer H.P. Lovecraft's 125th birthday.  More...
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Ann (Ward) Radcliffe (July 9, 1764 - February 7, 1823)

Celebrate gothic novelist Ann Radcliffe's 251st birthday.  More...
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Juneteenth

Check out these books and learn more about Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.   More...
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