Artistic Explorations | Wyatt’s World

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A blend of interview and memoir from Anderson and Vanderbilt; National Book Award winner McBride on James Brown; the musical Hamilton finally gets a print tie-in edition; Prentiss’s debut is a vibrant portrait of 1980s NYC; Spillman’s memoir takes readers to Berlin and back

April Is National Poetry Month | Wyatt’s World

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To celebrate National Poetry Month, here are five new collections. Several make iconic work accessible once again; one volume shows how verse connects us to both past and present, and yet another title features the delights of well-regarded favorites.

Claire Harman’s Charlotte Brontë: A Fiery Heart; What To Read, Listen to, Watch Next | RA Crossroads

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In this column, the life of Charlotte Brontë and her creation Jane Eyre lead me down a winding path

The Shimmering Lure of Science | Wyatt’s World

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Books on science, one of the hardest topics to comprehend, routinely capture readers’ imaginations and interest. Here are five spring titles likely to be in demand.

Flower Power | Wyatt’s World

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Flower books float in and out of the publishing cycle. These offerings are hot once again. Here are five current and forthcoming titles to consider.

It’s All Relative: Family Debuts | The Reader’s Shelf, April 1, 2016

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An array of families are depicted in these debuts, from those falling apart at the seams to those ripped apart from inside to those trying very hard to keep what little they can together

Five Reasons Why | Wyatt’s World

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Recently Digital Book World reported on why people buy books. In this blog post, Andrew Rhomberg, founder of Jellybooks, lists eight. Here are five of his eight precepts, matched to an appropriate title.

Celebrating Women’s History Month | Wyatt’s World

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It’s an exciting time to create a display celebrating Women’s History Month. Here are five selections to consider putting into the hands of readers

All Ears: Audiobook Favorites | The Reader’s Shelf, March 15, 2016

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More readers are finding audiobooks to be the perfect companion for a workout, commute, or simply the subject of focused attention. These six audiobooks represent some of the favorites of librarians across the country.

March Is National Reading Month | Wyatt’s World

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We celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with National Reading Month, but it doesn’t have to be only red-and-white-striped cakes and children’s lit. Adults can mark the pleasures of the page during March as well.