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29
Oct

National Cat Day with Mark Twain

The reports on Mark Twain’s love of cats are not an exaggeration. He had, count them, at least 32 cats. Though it is worth noting his self-proclaimed genius practice of renting cats: …

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30
Mar

Drawing Conclusions about Mark Twain

We just came across Ward Sutton‘s remarkable illustrated review of the Autobiography of Mark Twain in the Barnes & Noble Review’s monthly Drawn to Read column. Through witty graphic representation, Sutton recreates …

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07
Mar

Robert Hirst Speaks at the NEH

The General Editor of the Mark Twain Project, Robert Hirst, was invited to Washington, D.C. in February to speak about the process of editing and publishing Mark Twain’s papers. He spoke at …

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27
Jan

Performing Mark Twain

We’re entering the heyday of Mark Twain impersonators, according to the New York Times, and the trend is inspired by the popularity of the Autobiography of Mark Twain, which has been on …

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13
Dec

Mark Twain’s Formative Years Out West

Crosscurrents, the daily news magazine from KALW Public Radio, broadcast a special edition of the show last week focusing on Mark Twain’s life in the Bay Area. Featuring interviews with Robert Hirst …

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