This coming week the Library of Congress features a wealth of literary programming, including Ann Patchett and Kate DiCamillo in conversation tonight, "Family Mystery Day" on Saturday the 21st, and "Pick Your Poison: Mystery Night" on Thursday the 26th.
This post was written by Katya Soto, an intern in the Center for the Book of the Library of Congress under the mentorship of Guy Lamolinara, researched by Sasha Dowdy. For the end of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are featuring Isabel Allende, the 2010 Library of Congress Creative Achievement Award for Fiction. Isabel Allende is …
An interview with U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón, for National Hispanic Heritage Month, on the the 80th anniversary of the Library's PALABRA Archive of audio recordings by such writers as Nobel Laureates Pablo Neruda, Octavio Paz and Gabriela Mistral.
Meg Medina, the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, shares her favorite moments connecting with the voices captured by the Library's PALABRA archive, a collection of Hispanic and Latino poets and writers reading from their works.
In honor of a display and talk tomorrow at the Library about the diversity of the Library's collections through textiles, a blog on how an ancient Persian poetic form made its way to Urdu--and to beautiful illuminated manuscripts in the Library's Asian Division.
In celebration of the spooky season, the Library of Congress is putting together two events celebrating mysteries and mystery lovers. October 21st is a fun-filled day for families with children and teens, and the evening of October 26th is for everyone else!