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Mystery Writers of America Announce the 2018 Edgar Award Nominations
David Kelly, January 26, 2018

On January 19, the Mystery Writers of America announced the nominees for the 2018 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction and television published or produced in 2017.  The Edgar Awards will be presented to the winners on April 26, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt Ho

Illustration shows a person reading a book with their fist up
Elizabeth Graney, September 25, 2016

"Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Ammendment.

Hillary St. George, December 26, 2015

In Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “Between The World and Me” Atlantic Magazine journalist Coates writes the book in the form of a letter to his 15 year old son, preparing him for the reality of entering into adulthood as a black m