Suicide is on the rise for multiple reasons.
The U.S. suicide rate has been increasing for decades. According to a sociologist who studies suicide, depression is just one factor among many implicated social conditions.
Sarah Kay, “The Type”.
Since 2011, Button Poetry has offered a large number of powerful poetic performances that reveal the plurality of individual stories in the United States.
Sylvia Plath stuck this bookplate into the front cover of her copy of ‘The Great Gatsby.’
For centuries, readers have written in the margins of their books to indicate admiration, disagreement or inspiration. Plath was no different.
If Swift's new single is anything to go by, the poet and the former 'pop princess' have an awful lot in common.
The poet's letters to her former therapist will be published later this year. How far is this an invasion of her privacy?
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The story of Trevor Thomas.
Former British Poet Laureate Ted Hughes.
After Jonathan Bate, in his recent biography of Ted Hughes, wrote about Hughes' salacious sex life, a number of critics – including Janet Malcolm – were quick to pounce.
‘On yer bike, Ebeneezer.’
Dicken's great anti-hero has monopolised festive literature for too long. Here are the alternative takes on the season of goodwill that you have been missing.
Frieda in 1999.
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At the opening night of her private view and book launch, poet and artist Frieda Hughes appeared at the door of the Belgravia Gallery in Mayfair, a small but striking figure in a pillarbox-red suit. In…
Penguin has touched a nerve by issuing a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory cover with no chocolate.
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Last week, Penguin released a 50th-anniversary edition of Roald Dahl’s classic novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – to an astonishingly negative reception. Die-hard Dahl fans on Twitter were scathing…