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photos of Bacigalupi and Buckell, and their book The Tangled Lands
Daryl M., April 10, 2018

Paolo Bacigalupi is the New York Times best-selling and multiple award-winning author of The Windup Girl, Ship Breaker, The Drowned Cities, Zombie Baseball Beat

Oil painting of the Brontë Sisters
Tina Lerno, April 10, 2018

The Brontë sisters are some of the most famous siblings in literature.

photo of author Carter Wilson and his book
Daryl M., March 24, 2018

Carter Wilson is an award-winning, best-selling author who specializes in domestic thrillers filled with tension, paranoia, and psychological terror.

Stephen Hawking
Anna Avalos, March 14, 2018

Stephen Hawking is one of the most outstanding scientists of our time. The famous physicist and author was born in England on January 8, 1942.

Collage of building fire
Keith Chaffee, March 20, 2018

On March 25, 1911, 146 garment workers were killed in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, one of the deadliest industrial accidents in US history. The tragedy led to major reforms of labor law in New York City and New York State.

Julius Caesar
Keith Chaffee, March 13, 2018

On March 15, 44 BCE, Julius Caesar was assassinated. It was the end of an extraordinary life of military leadership and political power.

Dmitri Mendeleev
Keith Chaffee, March 06, 2018

On March 6, 1869, Dmitri Mendeleev made a presentation to the Russian Chemical Society in which he presented the first version of his periodic table of the elements.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Dinorah Pinelo, March 06, 2018

Hoy se cumple 91 años del nacimiento de Gabriel García Márquez. El muy querido ganador del Premio Nobel de Literatura nació en Colombia en 1927.

Foto de Diane Guerrero tomada de la portada de su libro
Ana Campos, March 01, 2018

Diane Guerrero es una actriz, autora y defensora de los derechos de los inmigrantes.

Photo of Diane Guerrero from her book cover
Ana Campos, March 01, 2018

Diane Guerrero is an actress, author, and immigration advocate.