Thursday, January 25, 2018

The Roundup with PW

Julius Lester Dies at 78: The author of books chronicling African-American life, his time in the Black Power movement, and a conversion to Judaism died on January 18 in Palmer, Mass.

Nicanor Parra Dies at 103: The Chilean poet who pioneered the literary movement that became known as anti-poetry, died on Tuesday in Santiago, Chile.

King, Gaiman, Others Remember Le Guin: Ursula K. Le Guin's passing has left a hole in the world of fantasy fiction, and some of its biggest names are paying tribute.

The World's First Novel and Technology: How the advances in paper production helped pave the way for Murasaki Shikibu's 'The Tale of Genji.'

Mural Replaced At Dr. Seuss Museum: Visitors to the Springfield, Mass., museum will find a new mural on its walls. The original was taken down following criticism that it was racist.

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