It’s time for the annual Diagram Prize for Oddest Book Title of the Year. First conceived at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 1978 in order to “stave off boredom”. The inaugural prize was awarded to Proceedings of the Second International… Continue reading
Somebody in Asheville, North Carolina doesn’t think too kindly of two-time U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins.
According to the proprietors of The Captain’s Bookshelf someone took a copy of Nine Horses by Collins from the shelf, brought it home, then… Continue reading
Update: The CRDA has bowed to the pressure and has pulled the plug on the planned poetry readings
Atlantic City is having some trouble.
The little Las Vegas of New Jersey has seen better days. In the last… Continue reading