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Penguin Classics
Hello Los Angeles! Come see the Penguin Truck at the LA Times Festival of Books this weekend: bit.ly/1HgE5KZ pic.twitter.com/VZEuz5rDnx
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#fridayreads: How about some classic 18th-century feminism? Mary Wollstonecraft's VINDICATION: bit.ly/1CWXydn pic.twitter.com/bPrzvhbroh
#PoetryMonth "Sad are insect songs among the reeds. More sadly yet falls the dew from the clouds." - Murasaki Shikibu pic.twitter.com/oJDdELZAz4
RT for chance to win new Dlx edition of Graham Greene's masterpiece, THE POWER AND THE GLORY! bit.ly/1vx9zFU pic.twitter.com/EwawXHDwvb
Today's giveaway: Deluxe edition of Graham Greene's POWER AND THE GLORY! See next tweet-5 random winners-US/Can only pic.twitter.com/nZ8zG13z5q
No better way to celebrate #PoetryMonth than going to see US poet Rita Dove at these events: on.fb.me/1E9Hfko pic.twitter.com/NAzo1NUK4t
#PoetryMonth "Once again love drives me on, that loosener of limbs." ― Sappho bit.ly/1PXMLK6 pic.twitter.com/TBmtr6McTW
#April17 1990: SCOTUS decision in Employment Division v. Smith regarding peyote use. bit.ly/UsLheM pic.twitter.com/Si5DtPQwH9
#April17 69: Vitellius becomes Emperor of Rome following the suicide of Otho. bit.ly/VPi0hE pic.twitter.com/J2h9pryFix
#April17 1397: Geoffrey Chaucer​ tells the CANTERBURY TALES in the court of Richard II. bit.ly/Td9Ni9 pic.twitter.com/1rSkd2eTtd
#PoetryMonth "My motto, as I live and learn, is Dig and be dug In return." - Langston Hughes pic.twitter.com/R5I63zAIeC
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Can John Steinbeck's TRAVELS WITH CHARLEY cure your homesickness? @BookRiot says maybe: bit.ly/1FZDSNk pic.twitter.com/f0HPa0sv8e
#PoetryMonth "I loafe & invite my soul, I lean & loafe at my ease observing a spear of summer grass." - Walt Whitman pic.twitter.com/7gB0dSRCv0
Happy mid-#PoetryMonth! Celebrate by tweeting a favorite verse or two, classic or contemporary! pic.twitter.com/3Ax7DEPqTu
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#April16 1941: Cleveland Indians' Bob Feller throws baseball's only Opening Day no-hitter. bit.ly/11RHFox pic.twitter.com/vENQk6uz9R
#April16: Birth of Joseph Ratzinger, who became Pope Benedict XVI​ until retiring in 2013. bit.ly/14sYlYK pic.twitter.com/oexTs9dV4g
#April16 69: Suicide of Roman Emperor Otho​, 2nd ruler in tumultuous Year of Four Emperors. bit.ly/ZuUnqJ pic.twitter.com/wF6EH76A2Q
#April16 1859: Death of French political philosopher Alexis de Tocqueville. bit.ly/12jfi4n pic.twitter.com/px0LtwNOEL
#April16 1844: Birthdate of French writer and journalist Anatole France​. bit.ly/ZuTiiE pic.twitter.com/ASmw0Xfjls
#April16 1689: Death of British poet and playwright Aphra Behn. bit.ly/ZxM8sY pic.twitter.com/KD7koCxdkS
April16 BCE 1178: Some estimate this to be when Odysseus returned to Ithaca after Trojan War. bit.ly/Z03t2i pic.twitter.com/bMljiiSgcQ
#April16 1917: Vladimir Lenin​ returns to Russia from exile in Switzerland. bit.ly/ZuSla8 pic.twitter.com/sQMiRUpn7n
#April16 1871: Birthdate of Irish writer and playwright J.M. Synge​. bit.ly/XNTFYv pic.twitter.com/2JdqbeNWEG