January 27, 2022

New Digital Collection: Rare Elizabeth Gaskell Manuscripts Go Digital for the First Time

From the University of Manchester: The only known complete handwritten manuscript of one of Elizabeth Gaskell’s novels will feature in the world’s largest online collection of her works which went live this week – giving the public free unlimited access to it for the first time. Highlights from the collection are the unedited ‘warts and […]

Reference: Lists & Rankings: The World's Highest-Paid Authors

2011 List from Forbes. Background Article List (Presented as a Photo Gallery) Top 5 from a List of 13 1. James Patterson, $84 Million. 2. Danielle Steel, $35 million 3. Stephen King, $28 million 4. Janet Evanovich, $22 million 5. Stephenie Meyer, $21 million

Super Cool! "Newly-Digitized, Never-Before-Seen Videos of 'Beat Generation' Poets Released"

Awesome. This is a definite not only a win for users because the video was discovered but also because it was digitized and accessible to anyone interested, 24x7x365, from anywhere in the world with a fast enough web connection. It wasn’t that long ago that this would have been impossible. The video first became available […]