This Week in the Literary World

Here are some fun stories from an article that appeared on the Poet’s & Writers website.

George Washington (yep, that George Washington) owes three hundred thousand dollars in late fees to the New York Society Library for two overdue books he borrowed on October 5, 1789. (Guardian)

Fashion Designer Marc Jacobs is opening his first bookstore in New York City’s West Village neighborhood, aptly named Book Marc. (Racked)

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and New Yorker poetry editor Paul Muldoon offers a critical analysis of the song “Tik Tok” by Ke$ha. No, seriously. (New York Times)

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