Mark Twain

Circa 1885:  American humourist and writer Mark Twain (1835 - 1910).  (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Newspaper Where Mark Twain Got Start Is Revived

The historic Nevada newspaper where Mark Twain cut his journalistic teeth is back in publication for the first time in three decades, and its owners plan to uphold tradition by offering more than just real news.

03/15/2015

US writer, journalist and lecturer Mark Twain (1835 - 1910), pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens.   (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Racism Claim Dooms Bid To Honor Mark Twain At Lake Tahoe

A state panel has effectively killed a bid to name a Lake Tahoe cove for Mark Twain, citing opposition from a tribe that says he held racist views on Native Americans.

05/18/2014

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Best Literary Landmarks In Sacramento

Many legendary writers have called Sacramento home. Check out these local literary landmarks.

09/24/2012

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Notable And Quotable – History’s Most Quoted Sound Off On Taxes

“The only two certainties in life are death and taxes.” What else have history’s most-quoted people had to say about taxes?

03/31/2012