Magazine Articles Tagged With literacy

United Arab Emirates’ New Reading Law, Anne Frank Poem Goes to Auction, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.4.16

The challenges of digitizing ancient manuscripts; an interview with Alexandra Kleeman; U.K. students who write outside of school in decline; and other news. 

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Cave Canem Wins National Book Foundation Literarian Award, Search for Lorca’s Grave Resumes, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.20.16

Hilton Als on Edward Albee; Athens named World Book Capital 2018; the lost and found poetry of Misuzu Kaneko; and other news.

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Writer’s Center Celebrates 40 Years

by Maya C. Popa

News and Trends

Posted 6.14.16

July/August 2016

Celebrating its fortieth anniversary this year, the Washington, D.C–based Writer’s Center remains committed to its original mission: the “creation, publication, presentation, and dissemination of literary work” both in the D.C. area and nationwide.

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James Patterson’s Innovative Instinct

by Jonathan Vatner

News and Trends

Posted 6.14.16

July/August 2016

In his latest publishing venture, blockbuster novelist James Patterson has launched his “lightening-paced” novel series, BookShots, part of his ongoing efforts to support literacy and reach new readers.

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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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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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