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Donated books from April 10th arriving in the Bronx

April is the Cruelest Month: But Hopefully Not for Poets

We like this idea on how to best mark National Poetry Month, which comes via Colin Miner and his Gutenberg Revisited. “I have an idea: adopt a poet. Not literally, of course. In an age where Glenn Beck is making some $13 million a year from books, maybe it’s time we did something to help those who are […]

Mad for Books: Keith Richards Wanted To Be a Librarian

We can’t help loving the revelation from Keith Richards that he has a secret passion for books and wanted to be a librarian. According to Times Online: “He has even considered “professional training” to manage thousands of books at his homes in Sussex and Connecticut, according to publishing sources familiar with the outline of Richards’s […]