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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 This annual celebration of the freedom to read runs from September 27 - October 3 this year. More Celebrate gothic novelist Ann Radcliffe's 251st birthday. More The renowned English poet and playwright turns 451 this month yet hasn't aged a day. More Jane Austen's classic novel was first published on January 28, 1813. More Reading ghost stories aloud on Christmas Eve is a Victorian English tradition with origins dating back centuries.
More The author of “The Little Prince” led a life of deep thoughts, complicated love, and great adventure. More The much beloved and admired American traditionalist poet has travelled a sometimes bumpy road. More Perennial adaptations of Charles Dickens’s seasonal classic “A Christmas Carol” have made the Victorian author a household name, but there’s much more to the creator of the curmudgeonly Ebenezer Scrooge than guiding ghosts,Tiny Tim, and plum pudding. More The name “Stephen King” has long been synonymous with horror, but some things about this popular and prolific writer of unnerving tales may yet surprise you. More Orwell's classic novel "1984" has been flying off the shelves, but who was the man behind this cautionary dystopic vision? More Put those no-longer-needed Christmas trees, greeting cards, and office party presents to good use.
More Looking for ways to celebrate the holiday season with your family? There's a lot going on out there, and much of it's free! More New federal nutritional guidelines stress healthy foods in healthy amounts. More A general municipal election in Greene County will be held on April 5. Find your polling location, learn about candidates and issues, and more. More