Nine Things You Didn’t Know About Walt Whitman
May 31, 2023
Poet. Advocate. Ahead of his time. Walt Whitman was an extremely fascinating and complex guy. • Born in 1818, the second of eight children that survived to adulthood, Walt Whitman’s father pulled the boy out of school when he was 11 to earn m...
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6 Truths to Sleuth About Sherlock Holmes
May 17, 2023
By Brian Boone He’s one of literature’s greatest characters, conceived by one of the English language’smost popular and enduring authors. And Canterbury Classics has him for you in Word Cloud and Leather-Bound editions! You should definitel...
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5 Novelists and Their Run-Ins With the Law
May 3, 2023
By Brian Boone
Writers, authors, and poets, often live (and thrive) on the fringes of society, getting down to the nitty-gritty of the human experience in an authentic way that proves fruitful to their craft. And sometimes those artists find themselv...
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All About Renfield
April 12, 2023
By Brian Boone A lot of what people know about vampires stems from Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel Dracula. It’s inspired or been adapted into more than four dozen movies, including the comical 2023 take, Renfield, focusing on Dracula...
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5 Fast Facts About Around the World in Eighty Days
April 5, 2023
By Brian Boone Exactly 150 years ago, one of the most enduring and influential adventure novels saw its first publication: Around the World in Eighty Days by fabulist fiction master Jules Verne (Twenty Thousand Leagues Under t...
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