Mark Twain was a famous American writer and humorist. The name was a pen name used by Samuel L. Clemens. His most famous nvoels include Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
. Twain is one of the most quoted American writers. Here is the latest news about Mark Twain:
Mark Twain Offers Sage Advice to Young Writer in Famous Letter Up for Auction (2018-09-05): Mark Twain offers sage advice to a young writer interested in writing a novel in a famous letter that is up for auction.
Fairy Tale Mark Twain Created for His Daughters Published as Children's Book (2017-09-27): A previously unpublished fairy tale by Mark Twain has arrived in bookstores. It is brought to life by Philip and Erin Stead.
Scholars Find Treasure Trove of Mark Twain's Early Writing (2015-05-07): Scholars at UC Berkeley have tracked down Mark Twain's early columns written while he lived in San Francisco nearly 150 years ago. They also found personal letters.
Val Kilmer to Play Mark Twain in One Man Citizen Twain Play (2012-03-17): A report in Playbill says Val Kilmer will play Mark Twain in a one man play, Citizen Twain.
U.S. Postal Service Launches Mark Twain Stamp (2011-06-24): Author and humorist Mark Twain has been honored with a Forever stamps by the U.S. Postal Service.
False MLK, Mark Twain Quotes Viral Following Osama bin Laden's Death (2011-05-03): Quotes falsely attributed to Martin Luther King and Mark Twain circulated the Internet following Osama bin Laden's death in a raid on his secret Pakistan hideout by U.
New Edition of Huckleberry Finn Censors the N-Word (2011-01-05): A new edition of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn will be released in which the n-word - which appears more than 200 times in the book -- will be replaced with the word slave.
Mark Twain Manuscript Sells for $242,500 at Sotheby's Auction (2010-06-21): A tribute Mark Twain wrote to his daughter was sold at a Sotheby's auction for $242,500.
Mark Twain's Full Autobiography to be Published 100 Years After His Death (2010-05-24): Mark Twain's autobiography is finally going to be published 100 years after his death.