News & Notes – 2/21/15

February 21, 2015 News & Notes 8

News & Notes

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff

Book News


Worth Reading (or watching)


Philip Levine (photo by Jim Wilson)

Literary Losses

Poet Laureate Philip Levine died last week at the age of 87. Levine sought, through his poetry on the industrial working-class experience, to be “a voice for the voiceless.” In addition to writing and publishing over 20 volumes of poetry, Levine taught at colleges and universities around the country, from Ivy League institutions to state universities. (Obituaries: Los Angeles Times; NPR)



Book & Movie Announcements


Awesome Lists


Really Cool / Just for Fun


Bookish Quote


That’s it for this week!

8 Responses to “News & Notes – 2/21/15”

    • Lark_Bookwyrm

      I know – first Harper Lee, now Dr. Suess. Next thing you know, someone will discover an unpublished Dickens novel or something! And those bookshelves made me laugh so hard…