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Chapter & Soul Verse

Lew Whittington | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Lew Whittington

Before the 60s counterculture revolution there was the world of the Beats and even before the iconic literature of Howl or On The Road, there was Jack Kerouac's poems, arguably the cool poetic fire that sparked of The Beats.

What's A Bigger Innovation Than eBooks?

Sammy Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Sammy Perlmutter

eReaders, don't approach the level of invention or edification that the wordless book does. Are eBooks changing the way we read stories, or are they merely changing the way we receive them?

Shirley Jackson Brings A Little Horror To Library Of America

Slate Magazine | Laura Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

I promise I'm not about to accuse the Library of America of ignoring women writers. ...

Is Shirley Jackson One Of The Greatest American Writers?

Salon | Andrew O'Hehir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Shirley Jackson Awards for excellence in "literature of psychological suspense, horror, and the dark fantastic" were awarded over the weekend, and...

Mark Twain Centennial: Rudyard Kipling's Interview With Mark Twain

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

This article originally appeared as a Library of America Story of the Week feature. An Interview with Mark Twain Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) From "T...