Archives For Sylvia Plath


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In honor of the occasion, here are some excellent recordings of her reading her poems…

The Collected Poems of Sylvia Plath

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from the record Sylvia Plath Reading her Poetry
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And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.
-Sylvia Plath, poet
who was born on this date, 1932


Poem of the Day:
Time Enough to Rot”
By Dylan Thomas,
who was born on this date, 1914
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The Wake Up Call – October 27, 2014


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9 April 2013


Like the smell of strong coffee wafting down the hall, we offer a few book-related thoughts and stories to jumpstart your day…


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“To be a philosophical skeptic is, in a man of letters, the first and most essential to being a sound, believing Christian.”
-Philosopher David Hume, born on this day 1711.
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“A man who lives, not by what he loves but what he hates, is a sick man.”
Poet and Playwright Archibald MacLeish, born this day in 1892.
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Thanks be to God for this new day, may it be full of beauty and grace!


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Here are a few new book releases from this week that are worth checking out:

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By Christine Byl

Read the starred review in Publishers Weekly