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What’s Killing the Creative Class: Scott Timberg Explains January 26, 2015: Scott Timberg, the author of Culture Clash, explains what’s killing the creative class in his new book and at Jacket Copy. Reviewing the book, Andrew Keen writes that Timberg’s argument [...] by

Pablo Neruda’s Death to be Investigated Again January 23, 2015: Jacket Copy reports that investigators in Chile will take another look at the cause of Pablo Neruda’s death. The last doctor who was at his bedside at the time of death continues to be a [...] by

Killer Poet to Be Paroled? January 14, 2015: According to Jacket Copy’s Carolyn Kellogg, Norman A. Porter Jr. (also known to the Chicago literary community as “J.J. Jameson”) is up for parole. Hopefully this opportunity is [...] by

Bank-Robbing Prankster’s Inspiration: Arthur Rimbaud January 13, 2015: The former art professor at MIT who recently robbed a bank in NYC’s Chinatown, Joseph Gibbons, claims that he was inspired by the poet, Arthur Rimbaud: “I read the works of Arthur Rimbaud [...] by

Remembering Michele Serros (1966-2015) January 7, 2015: The Chicana poet, spoken-word artist, and all around fantastic writer, Michele Serros, passed away this weekend at the age of 48. Her cause of death was cancer. From Jacket Copy’s David L Ulin: [...] by

All About Brecht January 6, 2015: He seems all right… but was he really a psychopath? In its review of a new Brecht biography, The Partnership, Jacket Copy takes the case: The German playwright and poet Bertolt Brecht [...] by

A Wanda Coleman Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library? December 17, 2014: We vote yes! The recommendation, submitted by Austin Straus (Wanda Coleman’s widow) and supported by the Los Angeles Times asks that the county consider changing the name of the Ascot Branch [...] by

Terrance Hayes and Khaled Mattawa Awarded MacArthur Fellowships September 17, 2014: We woke up this morning to the wonderful news that two poets have been named MacArthur Fellows: Terrance Hayes and Khaled Mattawa. We turn to Jacket Copy for some of the details: This year’s [...] by

Millennials Read More! September 16, 2014: A new study conducted by Pew Research concludes that millennials (that’s Americans ages 16-29) are reading more than elder generations of bookworms. From Jacket Copy: According to the report, [...] by

Coming Soon to a Bookshelf Near You: Greatest Hits of Oxford’s Bodleian Library September 4, 2014: Who DOESN’T want to have a book that also contains a picture of Percy Bysshe Shelley’s hair strand?! University of Chicago Press has unleashed this behemoth: Marks of Genius: Masterpieces [...] by