May 15, 2014

Literary Links for 5-15-14




Beth Kephart reports on a Philadelphia school offering an innovative program - YA stories delivered via vending machine.

Letters of Note shares a note from Silent Spring author and environmental pioneer Rachel Carson to her friend only months before she died of cancer, after they watched the migration of monarch butterflies.

Bad grammar: in pictures, y'all.

The collapse of the western Antarctica ice sheet is under way according to new studies.  This, of course, prompted someone to ask "When the globe is hit with a 10 ft rise in sea level, which of our books will suddenly become fantastic?"


Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself" Brought to Life in Illustrations.  I read "Song of Myself" recently and this is way cool.


Check it out: the first posters from the new "Macbeth", starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard...and they are gorgeous.

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