Patrick Modiano Examined Impact of Nazi Occupation in Earning Nobel Prize

Patrick Modiano Examined Impact of Nazi Occupation in Earning Nobel Prize

Patrick Modiano, who many in France consider the greatest living French author, has won the Nobel Prize in Literature for his works focusing on the era of Nazi Germany’s occupation of France. He was born shortly after the occupation ended. Still, despite not having been born yet, the events of that time period had an […]

Jane Austen: New Wax Figure Revealed

Jane Austen: New Wax Figure Revealed

Forensic artists worked the last three years to create a Jane Austen wax figure, to show fans what the famous author actually looked like. Although Austen’s books are widely known, until now, what the author looked like has remained a mystery. The waxwork is finally finished and is on display to the public in Bath, a town […]

‘Sherlock Holmes’ Ruled Public Domain

‘Sherlock Holmes’ Ruled Public Domain

Sherlock Holmes, the world-renown detective of 221B Baker Street fame, has been ruled in the public domain. The decision handed down by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that 46 Sherlock Holmes stories and four novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle before 1923, along with the associated characters, are in the public domain. The […]

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