Browsing Date: November 2007 (10)

In January 1943 Philadelphia’s readers couldn’t get enough of Marcia Davenport’s second novel, The Valley of Decision , and Cecil Brown’s Suez to Singapore , the respective… continue reading

By Communications Office   November 30, 2007   

A comprehensive study released by the National Endowment for the Arts on November 19 finds that Americans are reading less, and also less well. Key findings include that on average Americans… continue reading

By Communications Office   November 26, 2007   

A time to celebrate togetherness like it's 1621 ? continue reading

By Communications Office   November 21, 2007   

Read any good book autopsies lately? continue reading

By Communications Office   November 19, 2007   

Etymythologies are etymologies that are not factually true but remain popular nonetheless. "[They're] like family anecdotes," writes Ben MacIntyre for the Times. "They may not literally be true;… continue reading

By Communications Office   November 16, 2007   

This Saturday , November 17 , the Free Library's Print and Picture Collection, together with the Philadelphia Center for the Book , will present Book, Paper, Scissors , an artist's book fair. (If… continue reading

By Communications Office   November 14, 2007   

According to Google , "Revision is a critical piece of the writing process." Indeed. "Now, Google Docs has partnered with Weekly Reader’s Writing for Teens magazine to help you teach it in a… continue reading

By Communications Office   November 9, 2007    1

Thankless too for peace, (Peace long preserved by fleets and perilous seas) Secure from actual warfare, we have loved To swell the war-whoop, passionate for war! from "Fears in Solitude"… continue reading

By Administrator   November 7, 2007   

In a recently published interview with Bookslut , Shalom Auslander is asked if writing has stopped being a catharsis for him--if the publication of his new memoir, Foreskin's Lament , signals an… continue reading

By Communications Office   November 5, 2007   

"... [There's] nothing quite like a book-about-a-blog-about-a-book ," writes Peter Stothard, former Times editor and current editor of the Times Literary Supplement , in his blog for Times Online .… continue reading

By Communications Office   November 2, 2007   

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