Poet Stephanie Burt shares her life through poetry and three librarians share their book recommendations

Poet Stephanie Burt shares her life through poetry and three librarians share their book recommendations

Don’t think you like poetry? Stephanie Burt is here to help. We also have three Boston Public Library librarians recommend their favorite reads for Women’s History Month



>> SCULPTOR NANCY SCHOEN WASOT N THE ONLY PERSON INSPIRED BY INAUGURAL POET AMANDA GORM.AN >> THAT WAS ARGUABLY EXACTLYHE T POEM THIS COUNTRY NEEDED AT THAT MOMENT. IT WORKED LESPNIDLY. >> STEPHANIE IS A RENOWNED LITERARY CRITIC AND — >> CONSIDER THIS WOENOD PLANK WHO NOT RESEMBLE EYES. I WRITE POEMS AND SOMETIMES PEOPLE PUBLISH TM. HE I AM GRATEFUL. >> IN HER 2017 COLLECTION OF POEMS, BERT SHARES MOMENTS OF HER LI.FE >>T IIS A BKOO I BEGAN WRITING WHEN I REALIZED I NEEDED TO COME OUT AS TRANSPARENT I REALIZED I AM ACTUALLY A GIRL ANDY M PRONOUNS ARE SHE AND HER . I NEEDED TO ACCEPT TO LIVE THAT WAY AND I WOULD BE MUCH HAPPR.IE >> FOR READERS WHO THINK THEY DO NOT LIKE POETRY, BERT’S 1920 BOOK DON’T READ POETRY MIGHT CHANGE THEIR MD.IN >> SOME POEMS GIVE YOU A SENSE OFFER H FOR- – SENSE OF COMMUNITY, SOME CAN REFLECT YROU FEELINGS BACK TO YOU, SOME CAN GIVE YOU THE FEELING OF MEETING SOMEONE OF GETTING TO KNOW A, PERSON THAT IS NOT YOU. >> THE WRITTEN WORD OFFERS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE. THE LIBRARIANS AT THE BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY AGREE. WHO BETTER TO ASK FOR REINGARD RECOMMENDATIONS. CHRISTINA JONES IS A FLOATGIN LIBRARIAN. >> I AM HELPING BUSINESS PEOPLE AS MUCH AS I CAN BEFORE TURNING IT OVER TO PROFESSIONA, ORLS HELPING THE TEAMS FIND SOMETHING THEY REALLY WANT TO READ AND HELPING PEOPLE COMING INOING D GENEALOGY RESEARCH. SO IT IS A VAST KNOWLEDGE VERSSU JUST FOCUSING ON ONE DEPARTMENT. >> WE ASKED JONES AND HER COLLEAGUES TO SUGGEST TITLES APPROPRIATE FOR WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH. JONES’S CK?PI DREADED NATION. >> PICTURE AN IMITATION OF LIFE THE MOVIE MEETS THE WALKING DEAD. AFTER THE CIVIL WAR. IT IS A TWIST ON HISTORICAL FICTION WITH MODERN TIMES. SO YOU ARE SEEING SLAVERY IS ABOLISHED BUT WE HAVE ZOMBIES. >> EILEEN HAS BEEN WITH A LIBRARY FOR MORE THAN 30 YEARS. HER PIC IS AUTHORED BY A WELL-KNOWN ACTIVIST. >> IT IS GOOD TO DEAL WITH WOMEN WHO DO NOT HESITATE TO TEAK RISKS. AND FIGHT FOR WHAT THEY BELIEVE IN. ONE OF MY FAVORITES IS GRETA THUNBERG. SHE HAS WRITTEN A BOOK CALLED NO ONE IS TOO SMALL TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE. >> ANNA FLYNN SAYS AUDIOBOOKS ARE THE WAY TO GO. >> I HAVE MY PHONE WITMEH EVERYWHERE, IT IS GREAT. >> SHE RECOMMENDS THE FIH SEASON. >> IT’S A FIRST BOOK IN A TRILOGY. THE GENRE IS SCIENCE FANTASY AND WHAT IS AMAZING ABOUT THAT IS IT IS A GENRE THAT IS DOMINATED BY WHITE MEN AND THIS BOOK IS WRITTEN BY A WOMAN OF COLOR. YOU CAN TELL THE DIFFERENCE BECAUSE THE MAIN CHARACTERS EAR WOMEN, THEY’RE COMPLEX AND STRONG. >> GOOD READS FOR WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH OR ANY TIME OF YEAR. >> THE BHEOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY HAS SEVERAL BOOK CLUBS THAT YOU CAN CHOOSE FROM. >> IF YOU ARE NOT NEAR BOSTON, CHECK WITH URYO LOCAL LIBRARY AS THEY LIKELY HAVE BOOK CLUBASS WELL. THAT IS CONICAL FOR TONIGHT. THANKS FOR JOINING US. >> Ella HAVAE GOOD NIGHT AND WE PEHO TO SEE YOU TOMORROW NIGHT FOR ANOTHER ADDITION OF CHRONICLE. [CAPONTIING PERFORMED BY THE NATIONAL CAPTIONING INSTITUTE, WHICH IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ITS CAPTION CONTENT AND ACCURACY. VISIT NCICAP.ORG]

Poet Stephanie Burt shares her life through poetry and three librarians share their book recommendations

Don’t think you like poetry? Stephanie Burt is here to help. We also have three Boston Public Library librarians recommend their favorite reads for Women’s History Month

Stephanie Burt is a Harvard professor of English, a renowned literary critic and a poet. In her 2017 collection of poems “Advice from the Lights,” Burt shares an intimate moment from her life. For readers who are new to the world of poetry, her book de ella “Do n’t Read Poetry: A Book About How to Read Poetry” offers readers a guide on how to explore the written word. For more books and poetry by Stephanie Burt click here. Three librarians at the Boston Public Library gave us their suggestions for Women’s History Month. Christina Jones recommends “Dread Nation” by Justina Ireland. “It’s a twist on historical fiction with modern times. You’re seeing that slavery is abolished, but we have zombies.”Elaine Sherman recommends “No One Is Too Small To Make A Difference” by Greta Thunberg.“It’s good to deal with women who don’t hesitate to take risks and will fight for what they believe in.”Anna Flynn is a fan of audiobooks. She said local libraries are a great resource for audiobooks. Her recommendation of her is “The Fifth Season” by NK Jemisin.“It’s the first book in a trilogy called the Broken Earth Trilogy and the genre is science fantasy. What’s kind of amazing about that is it’s a genre that’s really dominated by white men and this book is written by a woman of color and you can really tell the difference because the main characters are women and they’re complex and they’re strong. ”

Stephanie Burt is a Harvard professor of English, a renowned literary critic and a poet. In her 2017 collection of poems “Advice from the Lights,” Burt shares an intimate moment from her life. For readers who are new to the world of poetry, her book “Don’t Read Poetry: A Book About How to Read Poetry” offers readers a guide on how to explore the written word. For more books and poetry by Stephanie Burt click here.

Three librarians at the Boston Public Library gave us their suggestions for Women’s History Month. Christina Jones recommends “Dread Nation” by Justina Ireland.

“It’s a twist on historical fiction with modern times. You’re seeing that slavery is abolished, but we have zombies.”

Elaine Sherman recommends “No One Is Too Small To Make A Difference” by Greta Thunberg.

“It’s good to deal with women who don’t hesitate to take risks and will fight for what they believe in.”

Anna Flynn is a fan of audiobooks. She said local libraries are a great resource for audiobooks. Her recommendation of her is “The Fifth Season” by NK Jemisin.

“It’s the first book in a trilogy called the Broken Earth Trilogy and the genre is science fantasy. What’s kind of amazing about that is it’s a genre that’s really dominated by white men and this book is written by a woman of color and you can really tell the difference because the main characters are women and they’re complex and they’re strong. “

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