In our afternoon reading: remembering Günter Grass and Eduardo Galeano, new writing from Jana Hunter and Jillian Mapes, an interview with Amber Tamblyn, and more.
The world’s favorite Nobel Prize winning ex-Nazi has been banned from Israel for the poem he wrote denouncing the country’s military and aggression towards Iran. The good news: People are talking about poetry! Follow Vol. 1 Brooklyn on Twitter, Facebook, Google + and our Tumblr.
Frank Lloyd Wright died on this day in 1959. Somewhat related to Wright is an essay at The American Scholar where William Deresiewicz argues that the Arts and Crafts movement is back. The movement helped in the development of the ideas behind the Prairie School that Wright was associate with. The ten most challenged books of 2011. What’s the deal with all the money Amazon is dumping into literary nonprofits? New Jennifer Gilmore novel to come out April, 2013. Readers respond to Günter Grass’s poem, […]