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  • World Book Night is coming to the U.S.

     
    World Book Night, so far a UK-only celebration of free book giveaways, will debut in the US in 2012.
  • Massive book giveaways for the U.K.'s World Book Day and Night

     
    World Book Day and Night in the UK will give away a million free books.

    World Book Night freebies sparked sales boost

     
    Counterintuitively, books given away for free during the U.K.'s World Book Night celebration have seen sales rise.

    Harvard's history of reading

     
    Last year, the National Endowment for the Arts declared Reading on the Rise after issuing a dire report five years earlier, Reading at Risk. This back and forth about the state of reading -- who reads, what they read and...

    W.S. Merwin is green as U.S. poet laureate

    W.S. Merwin is green as U.S. poet laureate
    Reporting from Maui — We've been batting our way through W.S. Merwin's yard for a couple hours, swatting mosquitoes in the streambed under the dark wet canopy of towering, philodendron-draped mangoes and looking at some 700 species of palm trees,...