How to write poetry and how to read it

A lot of people don’t think of poetry as being the same thing as reading, but that’s exactly the point.“Poetry is not like reading,” says poet and poet laureate William Faulkner.“The reader is the most important part of the poem.When you are reading you are looking at what the writer is trying to convey and […]

What we need to know about the ‘better world’ books of 2018

What better world books are there?It’s hard to say.We’ve read some great classics like “Barry Lyndon,” “The Color Purple,” “A Beautiful Mind,” and “The Book of Love,” and others that we just can’t get enough of.We’ll be back next year with more picks, including “A Room of One’s Own,” “I Am a Boy,” “Dogs,” “Cave […]