William S Burroughs was one of the profound writers of the Beat Generation of writers. This was a literary movement started by a group of authors whose work explored and influenced American culture and politics in the post-war era. The bulk of their work was published and popularized throughout the 1950s. Other writers in this era included Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and Ken … [Read more...] about William Burroughs had a profound effect on Rock ‘N’ Roll
Amazon has been running a little known program since 2009 and has given out over $13 million in grant money to literacy organizations. Over $120,000 in grants went to the Academy of American Poets and the Community of Literary Magazines and to establish a poetry fund and literary magazine fund this year. "The Amazon Literary Partnership champions organizations that support … [Read more...] about Amazon Announces Literary Partnership Grant Recipients
IDW has just posted their entire summer release for their graphic novels and digital comics. With world-renowned brands like Sonic The Hedgehog and Transformers, groundbreaking original series like Usagi Yojimbo and Sleeping Beauties, acclaimed celebrations of the comics medium like Dave Cockrum’s X-Men Artifact Edition and Parker: The Martini Edition - Last Call, and … [Read more...] about Here are all of the IDW Comic Books to be Published This Summer
What are the most popular ebooks in the public library from 2018 to 2019 in the United Kingdom? Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman has been revealed as the UKs most borrowed ebook. This was followed by Sally Rooneys Normal People, Circe by Madeleine Miller and Adam Kays This is Going to Hurt. Other ebooks in the top 10 include Origin by Dan Brown, Still Me by … [Read more...] about What are the most borrowed ebooks from the UK library?
Taika Waititi the director of Thor Ragnarok has convinced some of the most prolific actors from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, to read Jame and the Giant Peach for charity. Joining Waititi are Chris Hemsworth, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Lupita Nyong’o as well as beloved celebs including Meryl Streep, Ryan Reynolds, Liam Hemsworth, Mindy Kaling, Billy Porter, … [Read more...] about Taika Waititi and Marvel Actors read James and the Giant Peach