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Harper Lee reportedly dead at 89

9:41 am Feb. 19, 2016

Nelle Harper Lee, the

The news was first reported on http://www.al.com, the Alabama website for several newspapers in the state, including Birmingham, Huntsville and Mobile.

Lee was born April 28, 1926, in Monroeville, the

A&M celebrating Shakespeare, too

1:28 pm Jan. 19, 2016

Texas A&M is hosting an exhibit featuring Shakespeare’s First Folio from March 8 to April 3. “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare” is part of a national exhibit, sponsored by the Folger Shakespeare

Ransom Center gets grant to digitize archive

2:56 pm Jan. 4, 2016

The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas has received a $126,730 grant to digitize more than 24,000 pages from the Gabriel García Márquez archive.

The grant came from the Council on Library and Information