Scholars are painstakingly reproducing all of <strong>Emily Dickinson</strong>'s faintly penciled jottings. The undertaking is necessary and laudable. It's also misguided Scholars are painstakingly reproducing all of Emily Dickinson's faintly penciled jottings. The undertaking is necessary and laudable. It's also misguided
<strong>Nabokov</strong> was self-involved, even callous. His fiction isn't praised for its compassion. But was he so uncaring as to leave a wounded man to die?Nabokov was self-involved, even callous. His fiction isn't praised for its compassion. But was he so uncaring as to leave a wounded man to die?
<strong>Czeslaw Milosz</strong>, who witnessed Stalinist repression firsthand, is remembered as a political writer. Yet he always chafed against the labelCzeslaw Milosz, who witnessed Stalinist repression firsthand, is remembered as a political writer. Yet he always chafed against the label
- The Herald
Giving up on American slave literature for now
For quite some time I have been obsessed with literature by black writers. At one point I restricted it specifically to African authors and consumed the works of the Kenyan author Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Ghana's Taiye Selasi and Zimbabwe's Petina Gappah ...
- Sioux City Journal
REVIEW: David Baldacci's 'The Fix' is a compelling puzzler
Sioux City Journal
"The Fix," the latest in David Baldacci's series featuring Detective Amos Decker — the man who cannot forget anything — is a compelling puzzler. Baldacci has the ability to tell a story that at first glance seems simple, but quickly becomes complex ...and more »
- Lexington Herald Leader (blog)
Lexington asking to become a United Nations 'city of literature'
Lexington Herald Leader (blog)
Economic development is all about playing to strengths. Lexington has long done that with horses, and more recently with bourbon. Next up: literature. A coalition of local groups is finishing an application seeking to have Lexington designated as a ...
- Daily Herald
Bookstore on wheels turns heads in Baghdad | Books and Literature ...
Ali al-Moussawi, the owner of a mobile library truck, arranges his books on a street in Baghdad, Iraq. The mobile bookstore is the latest in a series of efforts by ...and more »
- 'The Handmaid's Tale' Is Among A Resurgence Of Dystopian Literature
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood was a best-seller list after the 2016 election. We reread the dystopian classic to prep for a new TV miniseries that begins next week. LYNN NEARY, HOST: As you've probably heard, dystopian literature is having ...
- Herald & Review
5 books that feel like spring
Herald & Review
In literature, spring isn't just a time, it's a symbol — of renewal and fresh starts, of surviving hardship, of budding love, of longing, of change. Think of the beginning of Kenneth Grahame's “The Wind in the Willows”: “Spring was moving in the air ...
Literature in the limelight
There's a stand-up comedy bit from the late Bill Hicks where he's sitting in some 1980s Waffle House in somewhere America, reading a book when the waitress asks him, "What you readin' for?" Award-winning children's author and illustrator Floyd Cooper, ...
- The Express Tribune
Art and literature - two sides of the same coin
The Express Tribune
KARACHI: Art and literature have had a strong association over the years. This was the gist of the third roundtable discussion of the Karachi Biennale on 'Resisting Erasures: Art and Literature as Witness to a New Century' that was held on Saturday at ...
- La Crosse Tribune
Terri Schlichenmeyer: Landvik novel is a comfort read
La Crosse Tribune
No matter how old you are, you never get tired of hearing your birth story. It's a story of anticipation that's different from every other on the planet. You're at the center of it, though not quite. It's a story you can never tell firsthand and, as in ...
- Devil's Lake Daily Journal
Rushdie stresses importance of literature
Devil's Lake Daily Journal
Renowned author Salman Rushdie speaks to a packed audience Friday at Jesse Auditorium during the Unbound Book Festival. In his keynote speech, Rushdie stressed the important role of literature in times of political tension. [Don Shrubshell/Tribune] ...and more »
“Literature with a Capital L”: On Arthur Krystal's “This Thing We Call Literature” - lareviewofbookslareviewofbooks
“Literature with a Capital L”: On Arthur Krystal's “This Thing We Call Literature”
TRY AS HE MIGHT, Arthur Krystal can't help but write elegiacally. His subjects are writing and reading, once acknowledged as practices central to being a thoughtful, reasonably well-educated person, and now the objects of casual disparagement and ...
Literature Festival Director warns against division over new museum and gallery plans - Swindon AdvertiserSwindon Advertiser
Literature Festival Director warns against division over new museum and gallery plans
Don't be the last to know! Get the latest local news straight to your inbox. Sign up. THE director of one of Swindon's most successful modern-day cultural institutions has urged critics and supporters of a new museum and gallery to avoid allowing their ...and more »
- Southwest Regional Library to host Teen Literature Festival May 6
News & Observer
Durham County Library presents the second annual Teen Literature Festival on Saturday, May 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Southwest Regional Library, 3605 Shannon Road. The event is free and open to teens. Join Young Adult authors Jen Hubbard, Stuart Albright ...and more »
Why are we still interested in the story of the <strong>Benson family</strong>? Sure, it includes eccentrics, Victorian patriarchs, and repressed sexuality. But also: That clan couldn’t stop writingWhy are we still interested in the story of the Benson family? Sure, it includes eccentrics, Victorian patriarchs, and repressed sexuality. But also: That clan couldn’t stop writing
The defiant <strong>conformists of Bloomsbury</strong>. “Only in Great Britain did the modern intelligentsia conform to the ruling class rather than rebel against it”The defiant conformists of Bloomsbury. “Only in Great Britain did the modern intelligentsia conform to the ruling class rather than rebel against it”
Snobs: we hate them, but can we live without them? Insolence, ostentation, and the cultivation of <strong>arbitrary superiority</strong> help make us all who we areSnobs: we hate them, but can we live without them? Insolence, ostentation, and the cultivation of arbitrary superiority help make us all who we are
- Reviving literature carnivals
The Express Tribune
ISLAMABAD: Literary activities have been a focal point in the history of the educational institutions in the subcontinent and have played a vital role in the upbringing of the students. Even after Pakistan's independence, these institutes played a ...
Asher talks literature, ethics in new book
Professor of philosophy and English Kenneth Asher gave a talk on his most recent book, Literature, Ethics and Emotions, on Saturday April 15. The book explores how literature contributes to our ethical understanding. (Annalee Bainnson/Assoc. Photo Editor).
Bill Murray To Debut Classical Music, Literature Project In Napa
Bill Murray, the 66-year-old actor, is also the leader of a very large cult that scrutinizes and adores his every weirdo project. The next one to obsess over will be in Napa this summer at Festival Napa Valley: There, with Jan Vogler, an acclaimed ...
Bill Murray Surprises Again, Diving Into Unexpected Musical WatersNew York Times
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ASU director to give keynote at Society for Science, Literature and the Arts conference - Arizona State UniversityArizona State University
ASU director to give keynote at Society for Science, Literature and the Arts conference
Arizona State University
Sha Xin Wei, the director of the School of Arts, Media and Engineering, will give a keynote speech at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society for Literature, Science and the Arts (SLSA) in November. The school is a transdisciplinary unit at ASU formed ...
Icelander Wins EU Literature Prize
Halldóra K. Thoroddsen has been named as one of the 12 recipients of this year's European Union Prize for Literature. Halldóra wins the prize for her novella Tvöfalt gler (Double Glazing)—a story which “exquisitely captures the often-overlooked ...
Sunjeev Sahota honoured by EU Prize for LiteratureThe Booksellerall 2 news articles »
More than Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, or Henry Ford, it was <strong>Norman Bel Geddes,</strong> a theater designer turned industrial designer, who invented 20th-century AmericaMore than Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, or Henry Ford, it was Norman Bel Geddes, a theater designer turned industrial designer, who invented 20th-century America
- Barker Engineering Library – as part of the Institute’s investment in infrastructure renewal – will once again be impacted by the project to replace windows and renew façades of Buildings 4, 8, and 10, which face MIT.nano, as the project moves to the exterior masonry work phase.
The work will impact the fourth and fifth floors, including the Barker Reading Room, beginning Monday, April 24, and continuing through mid-May until the work has been completed. All of
- One of the mainstays of the MIT culture is to design, make and innovate. At both ends of this process, and through the middle, patents provide inspiration as well as protection of the intellectual endeavors.
In fact, patents provide information unavailable anywhere else!
People search patent literature to:
Identify new research fronts and/or licensing opportunities
Avoid duplication of research efforts
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Walid Nabhan wins EU Prize for Literature
Maltese-Palestinian author Walid Nabhan has won the European Union Prize for Literature 2017 for his novel L-Ezodu tac-Cikonji. The European Union Prize for Literature is awarded annually to 12 authors, recognising literary talent from all corners of ...and more »
We suffer from “nature deficit disorder” and the accompanying pretenses of citified life. Take a cue from Hobbes, Rousseau, Einstein, Dickens, and Hazlitt: <strong>Take a hike</strong>We suffer from “nature deficit disorder” and the accompanying pretenses of citified life. Take a cue from Hobbes, Rousseau, Einstein, Dickens, and Hazlitt: Take a hike
More than Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, or Henry Ford, it was <strong>Norman Bel Geddes,</strong> a theatre designer turned industrial designer, who invented 20th century AmericaMore than Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, or Henry Ford, it was Norman Bel Geddes, a theatre designer turned industrial designer, who invented 20th century America
Long skeptical of the value of philosophy, Silicon Valley may be coming around. “When bullshit can no longer be tolerated,” they turn to a sort-of <strong>Chief Philosophy Officer</strong>Long skeptical of the value of philosophy, Silicon Valley may be coming around. “When bullshit can no longer be tolerated,” they turn to a sort-of Chief Philosophy Officer
- The News International
Karachi Literature Festival goes to London
The News International
To celebrate 70 years of Pakistan's independence, Pakistan's biggest literary event, the Karachi Literature Festival (KLF), pioneered by the Oxford University Press (Pakistan), travels to London, where it will be held at the Royal Festival Hall ...
- Corvallis Gazette Times
Illustrating and story workshop at library
Corvallis Gazette Times
Library patrons look over magazines and newspapers in the Belluschi Wing of the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library. prev. next. An illustration and story workshop with local author and illustrator Katherine Roy is set for 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday ...
- Houston Public Media
AURA Celebrates Latin American Music And Literature
Houston Public Media
Previewing a collaboration between the AURA Contemporary Ensemble and the University of Houston Hispanic Studies Department. Joshua Zinn. | Posted on April 20, 2017, 3:26 PM. 00:00 /00:00. Promotional image for In Search Of. Courtesy of AURA.and more »
- Seton Hall University News & Events
English Professor Publishes Book on Žižek, Literature
Seton Hall University News & Events
Russell Sbriglia English Professor Russell Sbriglia is the editor of a collection of essays on Slovenian philosopher and psychoanalyst Slavoj Žižek and literary criticism and theory. The book, Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Literature but ...and more »
- THV 11
Racist literature found inside Easter eggs in Mountain Home park
MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. - Mysterious plastic Easter eggs discovered Wednesday afternoon at Hickory Park in Mountain Home definitely didn't come from the Easter Bunny. A visitor to the park found four plastic Easter eggs, which included multiple pieces of ...
Literature Review Finds Cannabinoids Effective 'Treatment of Itch'
Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have concluded that cannabinoid-infused topicals may be effective against atopic and contact dermatitis, eczema, and psoriasis following a comprehensive review of the current medical ...and more »
- The Economist
Nadeem Aslam shows how to make great literature out of despotism
THERE are two versions of how Pakistan got its name, both true. The original is the more prosaic. Choudhary Rahmat Ali, a Punjabi Muslim nationalist, invented it from the putative state's component parts: the first letters of Punjab, Afghan province ...and more »
- A post shared by MIT Libraries (@mitlibraries) on Apr 20, 2017 at 6:44am PDT
Staff in the MIT Libraries’ Wunsch Conservation Laboratory have been working to design a new kind of structure to display books and other objects exhibited in both the Maihaugen Gallery and Rotch Library. Such an exhibit mount should be designed so that it does not damage the object while also presenting its best qualities. Conservation Associate Ayako Letizia developed an
Reykjavík Rewards Excellence in Children's Literature
The Reykjavík City Children's Book Prize was awarded yesterday in a ceremony at the Höfði House. The original children's literature category was won by Ragnheiður Eyjólfsdóttir for her book Skuggasaga – Undirheimar (Shadow Story – Underworlds), which ...
- Santa Ynez Valley News
State of the Solvang library presentation
Santa Ynez Valley News
An informational event on the state of the Solvang Library is being hosted by Friends of the Library of the Santa Ynez Valley on Tuesday, April 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. Solvang is a branch of the Santa Barbara Library. The nonprofit group is inviting the ...and more »
The sculptor <strong>Camille Claudel</strong> spent 30 years in an asylum. Some blame her breakdown on a failed relationship with Rodin — but it was she who broke his heartThe sculptor Camille Claudel spent 30 years in an asylum. Some blame her breakdown on a failed relationship with Rodin — but it was she who broke his heart
Once upon a time, a bar-brawling but talented malcontent could make a career as a professor. Consider the improbable 30-year employment of <strong>Harry Crews</strong>Once upon a time, a bar-brawling but talented malcontent could make a career as a professor. Consider the improbable 30-year employment of Harry Crews
<strong>Merriam-Webster's offices</strong> aren't velvet-curtained or oak-trimmed. They're less refined: drug deals in the parking lot, bullet holes in the safety glass Merriam-Webster's offices aren't velvet-curtained or oak-trimmed. They're less refined: drug deals in the parking lot, bullet holes in the safety glass
'TERABITHIA' REVEALED: Author Katherine Paterson reflects on the magical worlds of literature in advance of Blount ... - Maryville Daily TimesMaryville Daily Times
'TERABITHIA' REVEALED: Author Katherine Paterson reflects on the magical worlds of literature in advance of Blount ...
Maryville Daily Times
Thank you for reading! On your next view you will be asked to log in or create an account to continue reading. The digital age brings with it many technological marvels and wonders, but it's also a bit of a thief. No one knows that better than author ...and more »
- Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
'Wonderful program' brings literature where needed
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
If it were up to the folks at the Brighton Memorial Library, everyone who wanted to get their hands on a book would be able to do so. That's the philosophy behind the library's Partners in Reading for Seniors (PIRS) program, which pairs a library ...
- New publication aims to improve understanding of scientific literature in EMS
MACON, Ga. — Increased exposure to cited and scholarly articles are one of the best ways Evidence Based Medicine can flourish. In EMS, there is a need to have more access to fact-based and cited sources. To further this movement toward Evidence Based ...
- The Daily Dot
Musician and #WCW Emily Arrow is revolutionizing how kids connect to literature
The Daily Dot
Connecting music, kids, and books, Arrow stuns with self-pioneered genre 'KidLit Tunes.' But her music is not just for the 12-and-under crowd. The Daily Dot is celebrating Woman Crush Wednesday, better known as #WCW on Twitter and Instagram, ...
- The New Yorker
Literature's Arctic Obsession
The New Yorker
The greatest writers of the nineteenth century were drawn to the North Pole. What did they hope to find there? By Kathryn Schulz. In the nineteenth century, the Arctic, then still largely undiscovered, captured the imagination of the Western world.
- The Brown Daily Herald
Comparative literature professor wins humanities fellowship
The Brown Daily Herald
Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature Elias Muhanna leans back in his office chair, sporting a purple-checkered button-down shirt and sipping from a pink water bottle. With a full black beard and cleanly shaven head, the young professor ...
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