Magazine Articles Tagged With libraries

Bookselling in Somalia, Cursive’s Comeback, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.28.16

Pulitzer Prize Winner James Alan McPherson dies; debut authors Yaa Gyasi and Hua Hsu in conversation; the evolving role of librarians; and other news.

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World’s Oldest Library, Saddam Hussein’s Novella, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 7.12.16

Juan Felipe Herrera’s poem on gun violence; PEN and Catapult launch short story prize for emerging writers; an interview with fiction writer Yuri Herrera; and other news.

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Tucson, Arizona

by Ander Monson

City Guides

Online Only, posted 6.28.16

Ander Monson, editor of DIAGRAM and author of Letter to a Future Lover, leads a literary tour of Tucson, Arizona, home of the renowned UA Poetry Center.

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School Named for Poet Maya Angelou, Mysticism Library Goes Digital, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.21.16

Apple begins its e-book refund distribution today; untranslated Spanish novel recommendations; how fiction can expose more than memoir; and other news.

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Denver

by Jenny Shank

City Guides

Online Only, posted 6.7.16

In this tour of the Mile High City, novelist Jenny Shank visits the sites, writing groups, organizations, and presses that keep her hometown's literary spirit alive in the bootstrapping tradition of those “roaring drunken miners” who founded it.

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National Bookmobile Day, Equine Library, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.13.16

Marianne Moore’s revival; first books after forty; a new Kindle for book fetishists; and other news. 

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Activating Public Space With Books

by Morgan Jerkins

News and Trends

Posted 4.13.16

May/June 2016

Now in its fifth year, the New York City–based Uni Project has installed hundreds of pop-up reading rooms in public spaces, bringing books to underserved communities throughout the city and beyond.

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A Book Sanctuary in the Rockies

by Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum

News and Trends

Posted 2.10.16

March/April 2016

Two Denver book lovers and sellers are constructing three massive land libraries in the Colorado Rockies that tell the story of the land through literature, education, and intellectual cross-pollination.

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New Republic for Sale, David Bowie’s Reading List, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 1.12.16

A day in the life of a bookmobile librarian; Brenda Hillman named Academy of American Poets chancellor; Emma Watson’s feminist book club; and other news.

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Calling Ishmael

by Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum

News and Trends

Posted 12.15.15

January/February 2016

With an app, a website, and a fleet of rotary-style pay phones, the new interactive project Call Me Ishmael allows readers and book lovers to call the fabled sailor and leave him personal messages about their favorite books.  

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