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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

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Literature

Cinderella runs down palace steps into the carriage that awaits her, which is a gray pumpkin.

Evanston author reveals hidden messages behind beloved fairy tales in latest book

July 20, 2022

In her latest book, “Cinderella Didn’t Live Happily Ever After: The Hidden Messages in Fairy Tales,” Evanston author Anne Beall used data-driven research to reveal patterns across 169 of Grimms’...

A book gallery titled “My America,” featuring a series of immigrant and refugee books.

A look at Northwestern and Chicago’s rich literary culture

May 24, 2022

The American Writers Festival took place at the American Writers Museum and Chicago Cultural Center on May 15. This inaugural event offered free featured discussion panels, book signings and sessions with...

Tara Stringfellow sits at a blue table signing copies of “Memphis” following the reading.

Alum Tara Stringfellow pulls from her roots in debut novel ‘Memphis’

April 19, 2022

Memphis. Writing that one word — the name of her city and now the title of her debut novel — was the moment Tara Stringfellow (Weinberg ’07, School of Professional Studies ’18) said she knew...

An illustration of J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter holding a wand while wearing his Hogwarts robes and round glasses against a maroon background. Behind Harry lies three copies of his shadow, fading in the distance.

A college kid’s definitive ranking of the “Harry Potter” books

February 6, 2022

During Wildcat Wellness, I escaped the constraints of my dorm room and ventured back to the magical world of “Harry Potter” via a free trial of Kindle Unlimited. My journey back into the pages of...

An outline of author Andrea Bartz’s silhouette in front of four copies of her bestselling novel, “We Were Never Here.”

From the white page to the silver screen: Medill alumna Andrea Bartz’s novel may be adapted into Netflix movie

November 17, 2021

When writing a new novel, Andrea Bartz (Medill ’08) always starts by developing the book’s hook. Though she may have no idea how the book will begin or end, she knows the hook will drive readers to...

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