Items Tagged With literacy

Gabriel García Márquez Released From Hospital, Oxford University Press Offers Free Access for National Library Week, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.9.14

Joan Didion reviews Maggie Shipstead’s Astonish Me; looking ahead to the Los Angeles Festival of Books; British libraries branch out to attract visitors; and other news.

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New App Takes Users on a Dylan Thomas Walking Tour, Ted Hughes Estate Clashes With Biographer, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.31.14

Barry Harbaugh argues for editors; the New York Times’s haiku contest; Verso Books begin selling e-books directly to customers; and other news.

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Q&A: Tree Swenson Leaves Academy

by Catherine Richardson

News and Trends

Posted 5.1.12

May/June 2012

As Tree Swenson prepares to step down after ten years at the helm of the Academy of American Poets in New York City, she speaks about her next role as the executive director of the Richard Hugo House and returning to the Pacific Northwest.

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Underground Book Exchange Comes to New York City

by Adrian Versteegh

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.18.09

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Literature-craving commuters in New York City can now enjoy their own version of a program first launched in the London Underground six months ago—a free book exchange. Choose What You Read NY, a volunteer-run nonprofit, has begun setting up camp near major subway stations on the first Tuesday of each month to collect and redistribute donated books.

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