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To Thine Own Self Be True August 13, 2013: There are no foregone conclusions when it comes to William Shakespeare’s work. While some argue that Shakespeare didn’t write most, or all, of his attributed plays and scripts, others [...] by

New Book of Roberto Bolaño’s Poetry Imminent July 10, 2013: A collection of Roberto Bolaño’s poetry, translated by Laura Healy, is *almost* available, courtesy of New Directions. The collection, clocking in at a hefty 835 pages, is titled The Unknown [...] by

The New York Times on Kenny Goldsmith’s Seven American Deaths and Disasters June 20, 2013: The New York Times reviewed Kenny Goldsmith’s “potent” new book, Seven American Deaths and Disasters (Random House 2013), which “transcribes the news.” Dwight Garner [...] by

R.I.P. Kim Merker May 28, 2013: The New York Times reports on the passing of Kim Merker, publisher of fine-press poetry editions and champion of emerging poets, some of whom would go on to receive major literary awards. From the [...] by

Lydia Davis Wins Man Booker Prize May 24, 2013: Every poet’s favorite story writer, Lydia Davis, has won the Booker International Prize, reports the New York Times: Lydia Davis, the American writer known for her very short stories, has been [...] by

New Poems from Marcel Proust, D. H. Lawrence & F. Scott Fitzgerald March 27, 2013: Lots of new poetry arrivals from old prose hats today: Jacket Copy notes that a lot of handwritten poems by F. Scott Fitzgerald are to be auctioned, including one for actress Helen Hayes’s [...] by

The New York Times Reviews Kirill Medvedev’s It’s No Good March 21, 2013: Kirill Medvedev’s new book (in English), It’s No Good, has been reviewed in The New York Times! (We wrote a bit about it here and here.) Now it is the turn of one Dwight Garner, who [...] by

Robert Lowell and Flannery O’Connor, a Love Story March 5, 2013: Carlene Bauer’s latest novel imagines the what-coulda-been love story between Robert Lowell and Flannery O’Connor. Though the two were indeed penpals, their epistolary relationship never [...] by

Tapping the Poem February 25, 2013: We’ve been thinking a lot about codes, coding, and the relationship to poetry lately. So we were interested to see this article from the New York Times about John Borling’s experience as [...] by

NYT Looks to Walt Whitman as U.S. Centers on Immigration Reform February 4, 2013: The New York Times’s City Room blog reflects on the words of Walt Whitman in its consideration of the immigration reform at hand: City Room was reminded that more than 100 years ago one of [...] by