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‘this is truly dreadful stuff': Paul Muldoon on Beckett’s Letters and Poetry December 15, 2014: We’re always hoping for some unearthed treasure to add to the Beckett canon, as we’ve pointed to here and here. And how joyed we’ve been as Beckett’s Selected Letters have [...] by

Kerouac and Cassady Estates Say ‘Not So Fast’ to the Auction of Infamous Joan Anderson Letter December 15, 2014: An auction house in Southern California, Profiles in History, planned to sell the infamous “Joan Anderson” letter written by Neal Cassady to Jack Kerouac on December 17th: until both the [...] by

The New York Times Reviews Erin Belieu’s Newest Collection: Slant Six December 10, 2014: Slant Six, Erin Belieu’s newest collection of poems, arrived in bookstores this season. At The New York Times, Dwight Garner takes a look at Belieu’s most recent accomplishment, which he [...] by

Mark Strand Dies at 80 December 1, 2014: Over the weekend we were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Mark Strand. The New York Times reports: Mark Strand, whose spare, deceptively simple investigations of rootlessness, alienation [...] by

FOUND: In France, A Rare Shakespeare Folio November 26, 2014: At a public library in St-Omer, France, librarians recently discovered a previously unaccounted-for first folio of Shakespeare’s plays. The discovery brings the total number of known, remaining [...] by

The Wondrous Miracle of Streaming Television Brings You: The Miami Book Fair November 10, 2014: Yes, you heard that right: if you can’t make it to the Miami Book Fair (which starts this weekend) you can watch the festival thanks to the miracle of live streaming television and courtesy of [...] by

Galway Kinnell Dies at 87 October 29, 2014: The New York Time reports today on the passing of Galway Kinnell at the age of 87. According to his wife, Barbara K. Bristol, the cause of death was leukemia. Kinnell was awarded both the Pulitzer [...] by

‘The Soul of His Poetry is Here': Wales Celebrates Dylan Thomas’s 100th Birthday October 27, 2014: Today is Dylan Thomas’s centenary: the 100th year of his birth. In Wales (and at The New York Times), Thomas’s granddaughter, Hannah Ellis (president of the Dylan Thomas Society of Great [...] by

McSweeney’s New Status: Non-Profit October 17, 2014: New York Times reports that off-beat, intelligent publishing house, McSweeney’s, is adding a new feather to its cap: non-profit status. The San Francisco-based publisher, founded by Dave [...] by

FSG Celebrates John Berryman Centennial With Four New Books October 15, 2014: The New York Times pays heed to the centennial of John Berryman’s birth, for not to “would be to shuck a very large obligation indeed.” For the occasion, Farrar, Straus and Giroux [...] by