Artistic Explorations | Wyatt’s World

hamilton.jpg41516

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

observations.jpg4816

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.

The Shimmering Lure of Science | Wyatt’s World

bigpicture.jpgthumb

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

100simplepaperflowers.jpgthumb

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.

Five Reasons Why | Wyatt’s World

summerbeforethewar.jpgthumb

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

allthesingleladies.jpg31116

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

March Is National Reading Month | Wyatt’s World

thenest.jpg3416

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.

Short Stories: A Master Returns and Debuts Make the Scene | Wyatt’s World

foralittlewhile.jpgthumb

Storyteller Bass is back; Dacey’s stories echo with hope, fear, and want; Gustine reveals the weight and complexity of the everyday; Majka creates a strongly tonal backdrop; debuter Parker pulls no punches

Read-In: African American History Month | Wyatt’s World

jamonthevine.jpgthumb

This month, libraries, bookstores, schools, churches, civic groups, and individuals are conducting read-ins to celebrate African American authors. Consider this a virtual invitation to do the same.

The Brontës and Austen Redux, Redux | Wyatt’s World

readerimarriedhim.jpgthumb

There is a new wave of retellings of Austen and the Brontës happening now and into the spring, seeking to reinvent the beloved classics. Here are five forthcoming titles in that mold.