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  • “The Strange Library” will arrive just three and a half months after Mr. Murakami’s latest novel, “Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage."
    7 hours ago
  • *The Rusty Toque* is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Fiction Chapbook Contest chosen by our judge Lee Henderson. *1st Place * *You Cannot Gi...
    15 hours ago
  • American Life in Poetry: Column 493 BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE Stories read to us as children can stay with us all our lives. Robert McCloskey’s Lent...
    17 hours ago
  • Visitors to London this summer have had an extra attraction to seek out book-shaped benches scattered across the capital. Not only are they are a beautif...
    17 hours ago
  • I often want to relive the past, knowing what I do now. But the person who should live smarter is me right now
    1 day ago
  • *JUDGEMENT DAY * Earth abides. And the sun also rises. But nothing could prepare me for the shock, Vanity of vanities, the crisis Of Arnold beamed down ...
    1 day ago
  • An American academic has teamed up with the Internet Archive and Flickr to create a massive, searchable trove of copyright-free… Read More » The post Int...
    3 days ago
  • Staff D.C. Public Library works with the homeless; Bruce Springsteen pens a children's book, Sherman Alexie and Jess Walter launch a podcast; and oth...
    3 days ago
  • Over our 44 year history, Descant has sometimes produced themed issues about particular places, like Boznia and Herzegovina (2012), Sicily (2011) and Cuba ...
    6 days ago
  • Photo: Luke Macgregor / Reuters Over at BuzzFeed Books, I talked to 18 story writers about their decisions to shift focus and write novels. Some of the fol...
    2 weeks ago
  • Doug Ramspeck *Two poems* MUD GHOSTS And if there are no names for the land before us, there are still the cataract clouds, the shapes we watch for, ...
    5 weeks ago
  • I’d only read one poem by Tom Duddy but its simple grace stayed with me. There was a mysteriousness and sweetness to it, a gut feeling that this was a real...
    1 month ago

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