Andrew Thurman writes about a literary genre he's particularly invested in: the Bad Dad Memoir, typically written by the offspring of said Bad Dads.
Our series of poetry excerpts continues with a poem from Gloria's new book, a skilled and fevered examination of strife in the Philippines & the U.S.
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This week's releases include ambitious debuts, the memoir of an amateur boxer, and novels called both 'Travelers' and 'The Travelers.' WHAT ARE THE ODDS?
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What did the letter X stand for before xylophones and x-rays? Past examples include historical figures, plants, and animals, all mostly of a Greek bent.
An experiment for 21st-century readers: let’s take a quick tour of the love scenes of a famous Victorian novelist to see if his writings still enflame.
I still have a lot of curiosity, and a lot of celebration to do. It’s a lucky life.
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Jessica Francis Kane lists some of her favorite houseguests in literature, including King Lear, Jane Bennet, and more.
More than 40 independent, artist-run presses and organizations will be on hand, including Pioneerworks Press, BOMB Magazine, Printed Matter, Wendy’s Subway, and Meekling Press.
An NYU professor looks at how newspapers' true crime reports from the early- to mid-20th century reflected society’s phobia of LGBTQ people.
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Since its publication 50 years ago, Eric Carle's classic picture book, 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar,' has been translated into more than 62 languages.