Thursday, 26 Apr 2018
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Category: New Books

Best New Books to Read in May 2018

There are plenty of exciting new May releases to keep us occupied until summer’s end, and there’s something here for every interest. Laugh, cry, think, hope—these books will prompt you to sprint the emotional spectrum as you make your way from cover to cover. Looking for a high-flying memoir?

10 New Books We Recommend This Week

There are a few days left to celebrate National Poetry Month (of course it’s worth celebrating verse year-round), and our recommendations this week start with books by two of America’s leading young poets: Kevin Young and Tracy K. Smith. A slightly older poet (and playwright), William Shakespeare, …

Sam Hamill, Poet, Publisher and War Protester, Dies at 74

The company released its first book: “Badlands,” a collection of verse by Gerald Costanzo, in 1973. The next year, Mr. Hamill and Ms. Swenson moved Copper Canyon to Port Townsend, Wash. Mr. Hamill served as Copper Canyon’s editor for the next three decades, and his refined taste and painstaking …

Two professors unveil new books

Two Castleton University professors have recently published new books. History professor, Adam Chill wrote “Bare Knuckle Britons and Fighting Irish” and Geography professor Scott Roper penned “When Baseball Met Big Bill Haywood,” with his wife Stephanie Abbot Roper. Chill’s book is about the …