Mark Twain

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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  • Fairy Tale Mark Twain Created for His Daughters Published as Children's Book (2017-09-27): A previously unpublished fairy tale by Mark Twain has arrived in bookstores.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.