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Seamus Heaney

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  • Passing on the torch of local arts

    Passing on the torch of local arts
    It was a great experience being arts editor in Howard County the past 25 years. This was a dream job for a guy like me and I can't believe I'm walking away from it this week with nary a kick nor a scream. I'll always treasure the opportunities the job...
  • Hamilton headlines HoCoPoLitSo's Irish Evening

    It takes so long to say the name of the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society that one can be thankful that everybody just refers to it as HoCoPoLitSo. One of this literary organization's longest running and most popular activities is an annual...
  • Arts

    One area Howard County can certainly boast about is its vibrant arts scene, with an abundance of choices that include theater, music and dance companies, as well as free outdoor concerts at Lake Kittamaqundi, Centennial Park and Columbia’s village...
  • "Still Life: Adventures in Taxidermy" by Melissa Milgrom

    "Still Life: Adventures in Taxidermy" by Melissa Milgrom
    "Still Life: Adventures in Taxidermy" By Melissa Milgrom Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $25, 304 pages Thank goodness Melissa Milgrom's family lived near Schwendeman's Taxidermy Studio in Milltown, New Jersey. "Everyone knew the queer little shop,”...
  • Massive book giveaways for the U.K.'s World Book Day and Night

     
    World Book Day and Night in the UK will give away a million free books....
  • World Book Night freebies sparked sales boost

     
    Counterintuitively, books given away for free during the U.K.'s World Book Night celebration have seen sales rise....
  • World Book Night is coming to the U.S.

     
    World Book Night, so far a UK-only celebration of free book giveaways, will debut in the US in 2012....
  • Celebrity Scoop: Lucas Neff

    It takes two tries, but Lucas Neff nails a fly buzzing around the catering tent on a location shoot for the Tuesday Fox comedy "Raising Hope." "Hey, watch this," he says, smacking the fly down on the table cover. "Crushed." But victory has a price....
  • Q&A: W.S. Merwin

    Q&A: W.S. Merwin
    W.S. Merwin's friendship with late Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz began in the 1960s when Merwin first introduced Milosz and fellow Pole Zbigniew Herbert to an audience at a poetry event in New York City. That early meeting was the start of a...
  • The poetry of discussion

    The poetry of discussion
    Our story Our Sulzer Regional Library Great Books Discussion Group has been meeting for more than 30 years. Annually, we pick a theme to guide our book selections and discussions. This year's theme is morality. Last year we read books dealing with...
  • Elise Paschen: poetry for teens caters to the rebel in each of us

    Elise Paschen: poetry for teens caters  to the rebel in each of us
    Elise Paschen has a knack for getting poetry into the hands of people who might not know they need it. Nearly 10 years ago, while still the executive director of the Poetry Society of America, she paired with Naperville-based Sourcebooks to create “...
  • New in paperback: The pioneers of the police procedural, Iraq by way of Homer and the Crusades through Muslim eyes

    "Immoveable Feast" by John Baxter (Harper Perennial) Baxter, the film critic and biographer of Spielberg, Bu˝uel and others, fell in love and moved from Los Angeles to Paris some years back, from whence he has dispatched a series of fluent, witty and...