Magazine Articles Tagged With literacy

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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Chris Jackson Relaunches One World Imprint, Book Prescriptions, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.12.16

Beverly Cleary turns a hundred; writer Idra Novey’s love letter to translation; PEN literary awards announced; and other news. 

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Wallace Stevens’s Home for Sale, Shelf Awareness Turns Nine, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.30.14

Book Culture owners respond to uproar over firings; prolific polyglots; authors get caught up in the drama of the World Cup; and other news.

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Apple Settles E-book Suit, Jhumpa Lahiri Joins Princeton Faculty, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 6.17.14

South Carolina governor okays penalty for LGBT literature; Los Angeles seeks new poet laureate; the effects of the Internet on the novel; and other news.

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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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NEA Literature Director Spared a Mockingbird Lunch

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 5.8.09

Kelleys Island, Ohio, recently became the first community in the country to reach 100 percent participation in the National Endowment for the Arts’ Big Read program, saving the NEA’s literature director from having to eat his words—or, rather, Harper Lee’s words.

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