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Bob Kaufman & the Legendary Co-Existence Bagel Shop August 22, 2016: Food and culture site Extra Crispy looks at the “beatnik bagel shop” that “never sold a bagel in its history,” but instead became a home for the Beat movement, hosting spontaneous [...] by

Christian Century Considers Adrienne Rich’s Collected Works August 22, 2016: At the Christian Century, Stephanie Paulsell recommends Adrienne Rich’s recently published Collected Poems: 1950–2012, with an introduction by Claudia Rankine, as the antidote to a [...] by

James Galvin’s Return: Lacunae & More at Washington Post August 22, 2016: At Washington Post, Elizabeth Lund spotlights several new collections of writing to appear on bookstore shelves this summer, including James Galvin’s Everything We Always Knew Was True, which [...] by

David Orr Suggests Another Reading for ‘The Road Not Taken’ August 22, 2016: David Orr writes for Lit Hub about Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken.” Have we been reading it wrong? Probably, says Orr. More: According to Lawrance Thompson, Frost had been [...] by

Robert Fitterman’s Nevermind: Offensive? Magic? August 19, 2016: More Nevermind! Robert Fitterman’s epic re-fitting (sorry) of the classic Nirvana album is reviewed by Laura Theobald at Fanzine. “[I]t seems we haven’t had our fill of [...] by

The Unacknowledged Legislators of the World Speak at Poets & Writers August 19, 2016: Who should advise the next POTUS? Poets, of course! They are after all the unacknowledged legislators of the world. Poets & Writers has taken the first step by bringing together a host of [...] by

WSJ Considers Seamus Heaney’s Relationship to Book VI of the ‘Aeneid’ August 19, 2016: According to WSJ’s Christopher Carroll, Seamus Heaney’s connection to Book VI of the “Aeneid” deepened as he searched for solace after his father’s death and the deaths [...] by

A Beautiful Portrait of the Visionary Madeline Gins August 19, 2016: At the Awl, journalist Amelia Schonbek devotes tremendous energy to a portrait of the astounding architect, writer, poet, and visionary Madeline Gins (1941–2014), who co-founded (with Shusaku [...] by

Ancient Mexican Codex Confirmed to Be Palimpsest August 19, 2016: As reported by Leiden University in the Netherlands, researchers have discovered a rare Mexican manuscript–or Mesoamerican codex–dating from before the colonization of America. [...] by

Michigan National Park Signs Sport Poetry August 18, 2016: Detroit News reports that national park signs in Michigan are getting a bit of a facelift. In Michigan’s three national parks, the National Park Service has posted nature poems by Moheb [...] by