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The 19 Best Poetry Books to Read in the New Year

These 19 poetry books are a few of the very best coming out in 2018. So hit up your local library, put in some preorders, and get reading.

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Sandra Allen Translates Her Uncle’s Writings on His Schizophrenia

Sandra Allen's book translates the writings of her schizophrenic uncle: a smart, thoughtful man who struggled to make himself understood.

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Language Matters: The True Definition of the “Working Class”

A refutation of J. D. Vance's portrayal of the working class in his book, Hillbilly Elegy, using Steven Stoll's Ramp Hollow.

Writing

How to Keep Language Authentic in Historical Fiction

James L. Haley, author of the Bliven Putnam Naval Adventure series, shares the importance of the authenticity of language in a work of historical fiction.

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Language Wars: 10 Novels Where Words Change the World

Language so often works for us – but occasionally, it can be used to cause mayhem and destruction, as in these ten extraordinary novels.

Writing

Delightful Definitions: 8 Words and Phrases We Should Use Again

Kory Stamper, lexicographer at Merriam-Webster, shares the definitions of 8 delightful words and phrases that have fallen out of the public consciousness.