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‘The Lincoln of our literature’

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“I came in with Halley’s Comet in 1835. It is coming again next year (1910), and I expect to go out with it. It will be the greatest disappointment of my life if I don’t go out with Halley’s Comet. The Almighty has said, no doubt: ‘Now here are these two unaccountable freaks; they came […] [Read More]
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Mark Twain’s library legacy

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Mark Twain: literary lion, steamboat pilot, intrepid adventurer, American legend, and…ferocious critic. As the 100th anniversary of Samuel Langhorne Clemens’ death approaches (on Wednesday), another aspect of Twain’s prolific talent comes to light in a New York Times article regarding his personal book collection. Courtesy of The Mark Twain Library in Redding, CT, hundreds of […] [Read More]
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