New Year's Day
Each year, we make resolutions. Sometimes, we resolve to complete a series of life-changing tasks on the eve of the new year; or we may wait until an awakening event happens that causes us to rethink our paths in life. Whatever the reason for your resolutions, here are a few that relate to books and literature.
Auld Lang Syne - Robert Burns
Read "Auld Lang Syne," by Robert Burns
New Year's Day - What Writers Say About New Year's Eve & New Year's Day
It's the first day of the year, a time when we remember the year that's past, make resolutions, plan for the year ahead, and just have fun! Writers have said a lot about the New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. Celebrate the start of a whole new year--with these quotes from famous authors like Charles Lamb and Benjamin Franklin.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
An anonymous writer created "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" in the 14th century. The Green Knight attends the New Year celebrations at King Arthur's Camelot to issue a challenge, which was taken up by Sir Gawain.