California Library May Stop Stocking Books

In what book lovers may see as a sign of the coming end times, a California library is considering eliminating all books and librarians. The Los Angeles Times reports that instead, Newport Beach's new community center would feature a sitting area, kiosks that let patrons video conference with librarians stationed in… » 3/29/11 9:24pm 3/29/11 9:24pm

Ted Hughes' Lost Poem On Sylvia Plath's Suicide Unveiled

Today New Statesman published "Last Letter," a previously unseen Ted Hughes poem about the three days before Sylvia Plath's suicide. Drafts of the poem, which begins, "What happened that night? Your final night," were found in the British Library's archive. » 10/07/10 5:05pm 10/07/10 5:05pm