Lauren Livingston

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Grandmother’s Glass Eye: Elizabeth Bishop on How Poetry Pretends Life into Reality

On the glorious “difficulty of combining the real with the decidedly un-real.”<p>Long before poet <b>Elizabeth Bishop</b> (February 8, 1911–October 6, 1979) was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, long before she served as Poet Laureate of the United States, she peered forward into the path that would become her …

Emily St. John Mandel's 'Station Eleven' wins the Tournament of Books

It's been a good few months for Emily St. John Mandel. Her novel "Station Eleven" was a finalist for the National Book Award, and landed on the PEN/Faulkner shortlist and the longlist of the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction. Even George R.R. Martin is a fan. And now: Here comes the Rooster.<p>Mandel …

Books

5 Great Books To Read In April

A roundup of recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

Books

Sundance Films Female Directors to Watch in 2015

<b>Female Directors to Watch</b><p>While Hollywood has been taken to task for its treatment of women, the Sundance Film Festival (held each January in Park …

Sundance

Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Tricorner Loop

35<p>SHARES<p>Departing from Round Bottom on the Beech Gap Trail; this 31-mile loop affords backpackers the opportunity to bag eight of the Carolina …

Hiking