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ArtsBeat: Star-Studded Book Tour Planned for Judy Blume’s Latest

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:35pm
Ms. Blume will cross the country to promote her new book for adults, “In the Unlikely Event.”






ArtsBeat: Baryshnikov to Perform in a Show Based on Brodsky’s Poetry

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 6:42am
The show will not use dance, Mr. Baryshnikov said, but will incorporate body language along with selected poems by Joseph Brodsky.






‘Mr. West,’ Sarah Blake’s Poems About Kanye West

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 3:30am
A “lyric biography” traces the career and influence of Kanye West.






Wislawa Szymborska’s ‘Map: Collected and Last Poems’

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 3:30am
This Nobel Prize-winning poet was interested in everything here on earth.






‘The Do-Over,’ by Kathleen Ossip

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 3:30am
In a wide-ranging collection, sonnets, acrostics and prose poems explore mortality and loss.






ArtsBeat: New $200,000 Carnegie Fellowships to Aid Researchers in Humanities and Social Science

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 10:05pm
The award, to be given annually, supports a year or two of full-time research and writing.






‘Michelle Obama: A Life,’ by Peter Slevin

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:34pm
Michelle Robinson Obama, an Ivy League-educated lawyer, has deep roots in the city of her birth.






Bookends: What Do You Read While You Write?

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 7:00am
Zoë Heller and Anna Holmes discuss their reading habits while working.






‘The Light of the World,’ by Elizabeth Alexander

Tue, 04/21/2015 - 3:30am
Alexander’s memoir — part elegy, part scrapbook — reflects on the sudden death of her husband.