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Unreleased Lou Reed Poetry to be Published in New Book Do Angels Need Haircuts?


Archival imprint Anthology Editions will publish a collection of numerous unreleased poems by Lou Reed later this year. Titled Do Angels Need Haircuts?, the book will be coupled with an audio recording of Reed reciting the material from a reading at New York’s St. Mark’s Church in 1971 and feature a written introduction from Reed,…

Fire and Fury author and Tony Blair accuse each other of lying
images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTm4ttfR0tVxXIOHVTenWH Fire and Fury author and Tony Blair accuse each other of lying  The GuardianBlair ‘complete liar’, says Fire and Fury author Wolff  BBC NewsTrump and Kushner will throw each other under ‘under the bus’  Irish TimesFull coverage
New Book Tells Story Of Widespread Panic’s 1998 Hometown Concert In Athens

A new book about one of the biggest and most important Widespread Panic concerts to date will come out in time for the show’s 20th anniversary.

9 short stories from female British writers you need to read before you die


Short stories may not take as long as novels to put together, but that doesn’t make them any easier to perfect.

SEE ALSO: I tried to write a novel in a month and now I have a publishing offer

Crafting a short story that really sings off the page — one that stays with the reader after the book’s been slotted back on the shelf — is no easy feat.

There are plenty of people who have one hell of a talent for it, though.

From libraries and hospitals to pressed roses and foot fetishes, here are some short stories from female British writers you badly need to check out. Read more…

1. “When the Door Closed, It Was Dark”, by Alison Moore (published in The Best British Short Stories 2011)

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Rose McGowan's autobiography Brave details 'rape' by Harvey Weinstein


‘I had been so violated and I was sad to the core of my being’

Give Kids an Entryway to Poetry Through Hip-Hop 


Why aren’t the youths connecting with Shakespeare these days? Young adult novelist Jason Reynolds shared some thoughts on The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, plainly stating, “Young people are allergic to boredom.” He doesn’t mean Shakespeare is boring—the guy’s been dead for more than 400 years and yet his plays are…

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It’s Poe’s birthday, so here’s Neil Gaiman reading The Raven

Neil Gaiman says Edgar Allan Poe should be read aloud, and he’s right: he recorded this video of him reading “The Raven” in 2016 as part of Pat Rothfuss’s Worldbuilders charity drive. It’s Poe’s birthday today, and I can think of no better way to celebrate it than to listen to it again.

Beastie Boys Book Coming This Year

The two surviving Beastie Boys members, Ad-Rock and Mike D, have been working on a memoir since at least 2013, and though there have been…

Can Florence Welch's new lyric book add something to the genre?


The singer-songwriter of Florence and the Machine is to publish a book featuring poems, artwork and lyrics, following hot on the heels of Faber’s book of Scott Walker’s lyrics, but does seeing lines in book form elevate them to a higher art?

Fire and Fury released early as publisher defies attempt to ban tell-all book


Lawyers for Donald Trump moved on Thursday to try to shut down an explosive new book which has exposed chaos behind the scenes at the White House. In response, the book’s US publisher brought publication forward to Friday.

Related: ‘Bannon may already be cooperating with Mueller’: tell-all book shifts frame of Russia inquiry

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