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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3 Canterbury Classic Pulitzer Prize Winners
May 12, 2023
We book nerds get very excited in May — it’s that magical time of year when writers of all kinds — journalists, novelists, poets, and playwrights — receive the highest award in American letters for significant individual literary works. Many...
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Isn’t It Neat? Here’s the Ocean-Deep History of ‘The Little Mermaid’
May 12, 2023
It’s certainly best known today as a classic Disney movie, and one that opened a new golden age of animation for the studio. (And a live-action redux hits theaters this month.) But before it was all about Ariel, Sebastian, and Ursula, The Little M...
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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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