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For Non-Subscribers: Jacket Copy Brings George Packer’s New Yorker Article to Surface February 17, 2014: Is Amazon bad for books? George Packer’s glimpse into the inner workings of the voracious mega-retailer is featured in the most recent issue of The New Yorker. Want to stay in the loop? The [...] by

‘His One Burning Desire was to Ditch the Life of a Bourgeois Midwesterner for the Glamour and Grime of Big Cities': A Carl Van Vechten Omnibus Exposed, at Jacket Copy February 17, 2014: Seriously! Carl Van Vechten’s photographs rule. And just in time for not-Valentine’s Day, here’s a nod to a new biography of Van Vechten that will knock your socks off, too– [...] by

The Antiquarians are Getting Younger February 10, 2014: Jacket Copy reports on a new generation of antiquarian book dealers going against the digital grain and finding solace in the printed page. Not only is this next generation of high-end booksellers [...] by

#Shelfies Are For Real! December 19, 2013: What! You like our shelfie? Oh come on! Yes, that’s really us. Yes, really! Yes! Well anyway, we were reading Jacket Copy and stumbled upon this articles about shelfies: enjoy! (Hope you like [...] by

Nikki Giovanni’s Chasing Utopia Reviewed at Jacket Copy December 10, 2013: She’s amazing! David L. Ulin reviews Nikki Giovanni‘s newest book, Chasing Utopia, at Jacket Copy. The book is a blend of poetry and prose. “A poem is not so much read as navigated,” [...] by

Essay by Mary Ruefle Featured at Jacket Copy December 6, 2013: David Ulin discusses a recent essay by Mary Ruefle originally published on the website of Granta, at Jacket Copy. On the website of the journal Granta, Mary Ruefle writes a lovely meditation on the [...] by

A Los Angeles Star: Wanda Coleman Has Died November 25, 2013: Awful, sad news. The Los Angeles Times is abuzz with remembrances and stories about Wanda Coleman, “L.A.’s Unofficial Poet Laureate,” who died too young– at the age of 67. [...] by

From the Franco Files: C. K. Williams’s Tar Becomes Film November 12, 2013: Hey, wouldn’t it be great if James Franco starred in a movie that showcased poetry? Wait no longer ye rock dwellers, we found out yesterday that an adaptation of C. K. Williams’s 1983 [...] by

Erica Jong Revisited at Jacket Copy November 11, 2013: Talk about over the hill! Poet and novelist Erica Jong’s landmark feminist text, Fear of Flying, is 40! And oh what a hill it has tread foot over. Jacket Copy’s Irene Lacher speaks with [...] by

The Poetry Drone, Coming to a Sky Near You June 25, 2013: Maybe. If David Shook’s Kickstarter campaign achieves liftoff. Jacket Copy reported on this story yesterday here, reminding us: There are several poetry projects on offer on Kickstarter, the [...] by