Daily News from Poets & Writers

Zelda Fitzgerald Biopic, Horror Films About Writers, and More

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Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.28.16

Borges’s Library of Babel in 3D; online harassment of comic writer sparks conversation about misogyny in industry; Charles Dickens’s pet raven inspired Poe’s famous poem; and other news.

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Hilton Als on James Baldwin, Philip Roth to Donate Personal Book Collection to Newark Library, and More

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Online Only, posted 10.27.16

Man found guilty of murdering author and book dealer over rare copy of The Wind in the Willows; two interviews with late poet Max Ritvo; ten words whose meanings have changed drastically over time; and other news.

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International Ghost Stories, Man Booker Winner Paul Beatty on History, and More

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Online Only, posted 10.26.16

On the experiments that inspired T. C. Boyle’s new novel; the oldest continuously running bookstore in America; U.K. study finds school-age boys read “less thoroughly” than girls; and other news. 

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Obama’s Essential Reads, Ruth Ellen Kocher on Racial Performance, and More

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Online Only, posted 10.25.16

On writing centers in homeless shelters; Christopher Marlowe given Shakespeare coauthor credit; literary blog HTML Giant returns after two-year hiatus; and other news.

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Susan Hill on Horror Fiction, Anne Carson’s New Collection, and More

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Online Only, posted 10.24.16

John Irving and Nathan Hill in conversation; Swedish Academy member calls Bob Dylan’s silence over his Nobel Prize win “impolite and arrogant”; poet Lucia Perillo has died at age fifty-eight; and other news.

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New J. R. R. Tolkien Book to be Published Next Year, #TrumpBookReport, and More

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Online Only, posted 10.21.16

French poet Paul Verlaine’s gun goes to auction; Nine Dots Prize offers $100,000 for a yet-to-be-written book; Ben Fountain on the film adaptation of his award-winning novel; and other news.

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