Beverly Cleary Archive

Round-Up: Beverly Cleary, a Book Heist, and Partisan Reading Preferences

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From Beverly Cleary's 101st birthday to the connection between politics and reading preferences, here's the latest literary news.

Donde Esta el Bano?: Bathrooms in Literature

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Whenever I travel, I think back to “The History of the World through Toilets.” This is the title of a series of notes for an epic poem jotted down by Isodora Wing, the narrator of Erica Jong’s 1973 novel Fear of Flying. “British,” it begins: British toilet paper. A