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Emily Dickinson ‘Fragments’ Collaged By Janet Malcolm January 24, 2014: Today at Slate, Rebecca Onion frames a series of collages clipped and pasted by author/artist Janet Malcolm, and on display at Lori Bookstein Fine Art in New York City through February 8th. The collages combine select "fragment" poems of Emily Dickinson with a load of other source material. From Slate: Janet Malcolm, author of The [...] by

Booklovers Rejoice! September 10, 2013: And by booklovers we mean people who like to read "books" on digital displays. Slate reports on Oyster, or "Netflix for Books": Meet Oyster, the book subscription app that wants to do for books what Netflix did for movies and what Spotify did for music; provide an all-you-can-read experience for a monthly fee. For $9.95 a month, you can [...] by

Robert Frost and the Criminally Sardonic August 20, 2013: Slate recently noted a scene from Orange Is the New Black that had every poetry and Robert Frost fan smiling: In “Blood Donut,” the seventh episode of Orange Is the New Black, Taystee Jefferson (Danielle Brooks) makes a passing reference to "the road less traveled," [she was, of course, referring to "The Road Not Taken”] prompting [...] by

Can’t Pay Your Rent? Langston Hughes Can Help! March 14, 2013: Slate posted an interesting article today showcasing Langston Hughes's collection of Harlem rent party advertisements. Kind of like the Facebook invites of their day, "These cards, collected by Langston Hughes and held with his papers in Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, advertised 'rent parties' to be held in Harlem in the [...] by