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DeGeneres To Receive Mark Twain Prize

Ellen DeGeneres, who broke ground in 1997 as the first lead character on prime-time TV to reveal she was gay, will receive the 15th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.


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Mark Twain Coin Proposed

The congressmen who represents Mark Twain’s boyhood home, and the one who represents the city where he settled later in life have joined forces to propose a special “Mark Twain Commemorative Coin.”


Twain's Works Still Studied, 100 Years after his Death

By EILEEN FITZGERALD, The News-Times of Danbury DANBURY, Conn. (AP) _ Mark Twain is front and center of the American literature program at New Milford High School where all juniors read, “The Adventures of Huckleberry […]


Mark Twain Back on Best-Seller List

NEW YORK (AP) _ It’s never too late: Mark Twain is back on the best-seller lists. Pre-orders for the first of three planned volumes of his autobiography, released in full upon the centennial of Twain’s […]