Sunday, September 25, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Cornell Lab Publishing Venture Lifts Off
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, dedicated to the study and conservation of birds, commemorated its 100th anniversary last year with the founding of the Cornell Lab Publishing Group. The publishing group also includes the newly launched Persnickety Press, an imprint devoted to children’s books that are not bird-related.
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Patterson Won't Murder King: James Patterson was to publish a book about an attempt on Stephen King's life, but decided against it after learning of real-life threats.

And Still, She Rises: The trailer has been released for 'Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise,' the first documentary on the late American poet laureate.

Sharon Olds Explains It All: The poet discusses her new collection in praise of everything from stretch marks to composting toilets.

We Are the American Heartbreak: In a rare recording, Langston Hughes addresses race, “the rock on which Freedom stumped its toe.”

14 Weekend Reads: A roundup of 14 slim novels that reach for brilliance in two hundred pages or less—and can be read in a weekend.

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