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Thursday, Mar 20, 2014 at 1:18 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Literary Love: Steinbeck Festival

Literary Love: Steinbeck Festival

Take a tour of "Steinbeck Country" when Salinas honors its belovedly bookly son. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014 at 11:05 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Literary Lark: Steinbeck's Birthday Celebration

Literary Lark: Steinbeck's Birthday Celebration

The National Steinbeck Center remembers the author on his 112th birthday. Read »

Sunday, Sep 29, 2013 at 9:04 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

75th Anniversary: Retracing "The Grapes of Wrath" Route

75th Anniversary: Retracing "The Grapes of Wrath" Route

A trio of artists will follow in the footsteps of Steinbeck's Joad family. Read »

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at 1:00 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Salinas, Steinbeck, and Celebration

Salinas, Steinbeck, and Celebration

It's one of the great author parties on the literary calendar; and can we give props for the Salinas love, too? Read »

Wednesday, Aug 3, 2011 at 1:25 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Steinbeck Festival Considers Friends & Foes

Steinbeck Festival Considers Friends & Foes

The lit confab marks its 31st year by considering those we love, and the not-so-much-lovers, in literature. Read »

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