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'The Waste Land' Gets An Awesome New Cover

Posted 10.03.2013 | Books

Under the Covers is an ongoing feature in which we interview cover designers about their work. For this post, we interviewed designer Jamie Keenan abo...

First Nighter: "The Designated Mourner" Still Wallace Shawn's Masterpiece, Only More So

David Finkle | Posted 10.08.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Wallace Shawn's darkly sublime three-hour play--and worth every devastating minute of it--The Designated Mourner was done initially in a 1996 staged r...

Book Publishers' Last Hope?

guardian.co.uk | Posted 08.17.2011 | Books

How lucrative are iPad book-apps? UK studio Ustwo revealed some figures at Thursday's Futurebook Innovation Workshop conference in London indicating t...

Which Modernist Poet Has The Top Grossing App?

GalleyCat | Jason Boog on June 15, 2011 3:59 PM | Posted 08.16.2011 | Books

T.S. Eliot‘s most challenging poem has topped the Apple App Store’s Top Grossing App list....

Raising the Bar for Digital Poetry

John Lundberg | Posted 08.10.2011 | Books
John Lundberg

So how does the app enhance the reader's experience? Let's say you're reading the poem's Death By Water section. With a simple rotation of the iPad, you'll bring up a list of interactive notes beside the text.

What Can Touch-Screen Tablets Do For The Classics?

guardian.co.uk | Posted 08.07.2011 | Books

Faber takes TS Eliot into the 21st century today, with the launch, in association with Touch Press, of an iPad app of The Waste Land that includes a v...

FILM: Is Brazilian Film The Future?

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lauri Lyons

This year's Premiere Brazil film festival hosted by the Museum of Modern Art and the Rio Film Festival produced a line up of films that can best be described as the art of social activism.

Top 10 British Pubs In Literature

The Guardian | Richard Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

After setting his latest novel in an English pub, Richard Francis drops in on his favourite literary drinking dens, from the Tabard in Chaucer's Cante...

Super Poems: Other Comic Books Inspired by Verse

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

In a plot line inspired by Robert Frost's poem "Road Not Taken," fictional character Archie Andrews has already proposed to Veronica and will propose to Betty next month. I wonder what it would be like if other comics were inspired by poems...