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Women & Children First Bookstore sold; a robot writes poetry in a mall; Joely Richardson to play Emily Dickinson; and other news.
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Paul Simon remembers Seamus Heaney; Irvine Welsh joins graphic novel team; life as an openly gay writer in Kenya; and other news.
Amazon's control of the U.K. market; Alicia Silverstone’s parenting advice; which birds are the most faithful partners; and other news.
The Daily Beast offers a life-affirming reading list; Kitchen Sink Press has donated its archives to Columbia University; test your literary knowledge with a quiz gleaned from Jeopardy champion Tom Nissley’s A Reader’s Book of Days; and other news.
Audrey Niffenegger's new illustrated fairy tale for adults features original aquatint illustrations, all etched and painted by the author.
With his hugely popular graphic novel, Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth, and now Building Stories, published in October by Pantheon, Chris Ware is drawing attention to a highly emotive, visual form of creative writing.