Poet Yona Harvey on writing for Marvel Comics; publishers react to recent firing of Barnes & Noble CEO; fiction writer Leopoldine Core on voyeurism and obsession; and other news.
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Barnes & Noble fires CEO; Reese Witherspoon options film rights to Liane Moriarty novel; a 1972 novel’s anticipation of Brexit; and other news.
The downsides of a world without Barnes & Noble; how reading saves lives; paintings based on a fictional poet; and other news.
Herman Melville’s love affairs; Barnes & Noble Education partners with fourteen more colleges; poet francine j. harris on reinventing language; and other news.
May writer horoscopes; Barnes & Noble’s Leonard Riggio on retirement and the future of bookstores; an interview with poet Cole Swenson; and other news.
Most sought-after out-of-print books; Pablo Neruda reburied in Chile; writing joy in memoirs of grief; and other news.
Value of first editions of twentieth-century classics increases; Roland Barthes at one hundred; “experimental” Millennial bookstore to open in London; and other news.
The director of the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers program talks about the process of searching for the “extraordinary storytelling” that makes a great new book.
A British University abolishes library fines; children’s books fuel revenue growth; poet August Kleinzahler will lecture in D.C. series; and other news.
Bronx bookstore to remain open after all; the San Antonio Library launches an “airport e-book” branch; the age of “Transrealism”; and other news.