Forthcoming: Spring 2021
Shelf awareness: Unscientific sample proves LOA volumes lend instant “bookcase credibility”
“I was often alone, but seldom lonely”—Henry Wessells on his pandemic reading
49 organizations in 24 states receive grants under LOA’s Lift Every Voice initiative
2020 LOA in the Classroom: Students learn America’s founding principles
A season of vulnerability and hope: On William Carlos Williams’s “Spring and All”
Some helpful links for students at home: Part II—Literature and poetry resources
Some helpful links for students at home: Part I—History resources
James Thurber: Humor for an age of anxiety
A reading list for “the most deadly pandemic in human history”
Coming attractions: The Booksellers offers a fascinating tour of the rare book world
Happy 200th birthday, Susan B. Anthony
“American-original genius” Albert Murray honored with fiftieth anniversary edition of The Omni-Americans
Library of America offers grants to libraries to celebrate African American poetry
Join us! Library of America calls for summer 2020 interns
Samuel R. Delany: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Super-Nova
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