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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, 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