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Yes to Dada in Destruction Was My Beatrice June 30, 2015: In the NYT Sunday Book Review, Andrei Codrescu reviews modernist scholar Jed Rasula’s history of Dada, Destruction Was My Beatrice (City Lights Books, 2015). “’The true dadas are [...] by

At Work with Pamela Paul: New York Times Book Review Editor June 16, 2015: Have you ever wondered who is behind the steering wheel of The New York Times’s Book Review? This newest installment of Times Insider introduces readers to the editor of NYT’s Book Review [...] by

Juan Felipe Herrera Named US Poet Laureate June 10, 2015: We awoke this morning to the glorious news that Juan Felipe Herrera will be the next US poet laureate. We can’t imagine anyone better suited for the job. Herrera recently served as [...] by

And Then There Are His Papers: Robert Rauschenberg’s Finally Moved to Westchester June 3, 2015: The New York Times T Magazine mines impossible combinations in this swell feature on Robert Rauschenberg. “[E]verything starts to resemble a Rauschenberg,” writes Dan Chiasson, once [...] by

Roxane Gay Remarks on All-White NYT Summer Reading List May 29, 2015: At NPR, Roxane Gay remarks on the all-white summer reading list the New York Times just published: It’s one thing if a media brand deliberately targets segmented audiences. The Root publishes [...] by

Welcome to This House May 27, 2015: Meanwhile, The New York Times reviews Welcome to This House, a film directed by Barbara Hammer about Elizabeth Bishop. The film opened in select theaters yesterday. Hammer is an acclaimed [...] by

Amiri Baraka’s ‘Most Dangerous Man’ Arrives at the Castillo Theater May 28th May 14, 2015: The first draft of Amiri Baraka’s theatrical tribute to W.E.B. Dubois, “Most Dangerous Man (W.E.B. Dubois),” weighed in at 250 pages. The controversial page count (typically, [...] by

Ashbery: It Is Unlikely That I Will Become a Novelist May 8, 2015: The New York Times spends a moment with ever-sharp and witty John Ashbery to discuss what he’s reading at the moment and his perspective of his literary career. From NYT: The poet, whose latest [...] by

Whitman’s Lincoln May 5, 2015: Walt Whitman was at work on a sequence of poems about national identity when Lincoln’s body passed through Maryland and Indiana on its way to Springfield, Illinois. As Martin Griffin writes in [...] by

NY Times Unpacks the Clever Art of the #Bookface May 5, 2015: While traditionally, libraries are considered sanctuaries for quiet, peaceful contemplation: many are adopting behaviors common to social media as a way to stay relevant in the digital age. One [...] by