Five ways to celebrate poetry month

...pocketpoem.? Request a National Poetry Month poster designed by Roz Chast: 2014 National Book Award finalist and New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast created this year's official National Poetry Month poster, which features a line of poetry by...
How spending became an American way of life

...disposable income began to soar. During George W. Bush's presidency, the average household debt went off the charts. New Yorker magazine cartoonist William Haefeli recently challenged the party's faithful about this. He drew two well-dressed...
Five Good Reads: John Morgan

...River. Morgan has published five books of poetry as well as a collection of essays and his work has appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Paris Review, The Alaska Quarterly Review, and many other magazines and anthologies. A few years ago...
In the Stacks: New nonfiction for adults

New nonfiction for adult readers includes "The Big New Yorker Book of Cats" as well as the titles below. "Bibliocraft," by Jessica Pigza, photographs by Johnny Miller. Pigza, a dedicated...
Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 17

...In 1913, the Armory Show, a landmark modern art exhibit, opened in New York City.In 1925, the first issue of The New Yorker magazine (bearing the cover date of Feb. 21) was published.In 1933, Newsweek magazine was first published under...
Five Good Reads for 2014

...flipped to the end). Still, a really great sampler. "Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?" by longtime New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast, which actually came out in 2014, a graphic memoir about aging parents. Might not sounds like...
Recent Alaska books

...digression, mutation, and syntactical and typographical experimentation." To read a review recently published in The New Yorker, visit"Sailing by Ravens" by...
Empire Editorial: We can fix Juneau's homeless problems

...create a healthier, more productive population.In February 2006, economist Malcolm Gladwell wrote an essay in the New Yorker about a man named Murray Barr. Barr lived on the streets of Reno, Nevada until he died in 2005.Before he died, Barr...
Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

...biography of the playwright by Lahr, theater critic for The New Yorker. Williams' upbringing, his talent, his affairs Atul Gawande. Gawande, a superb writer for the New Yorker who is also a surgeon, examines the realities of aging...
No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

...including keeping pot away from minors. Obama, an acknowledged pot smoker in his younger days, subsequently told The New Yorker magazine that he doesn't view marijuana as any more dangerous than alcohol and explained his acceptance of the Colorado...


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