Five Fringe Poets Not to Miss in 2019

Five Fringe Poets Not to Miss in 2019

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If you’re wondering what poetry to read, look no further. Here’s a shortlist of five niche offerings for this year, released and forthcoming. Light enough to throw in your bag and rich enough to spend hours on, this is the best of small and breakout poets.     The Twenty-Ninth Year – Hala Alyan Image via Amazon Alyan’s book explores her life as it is now, while also wandering through the earlier years of her life with a tone of distant, soft-focus nostalgia. Spanning nations and years, this spare, lyrical, and highly personal, Twenty-Ninth Year uses highly individual stories to capture …

Check out Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Summer Reading List

Check out Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Summer Reading List

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Sharing a list of all the books he devoured while on holidays, Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote ‘I read so much on vacation! This is everything I liked.’ He was quick to clarify, however, that he will not be adapting any of them into musicals.    He offers a very diverse list! Ahead of the movie’s release next year, Miranda read Madeleine D’Engle’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time,’ as well as the sequel ‘A Wind in the Door.’ He also read ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’ in Spanish, and sections from Tolstoy’s famous tome ‘War and Peace.’      Oprah Winfrey …