New(s) Editions: May 6th, 2014

A self portrait by Kurt Vonnegut

A self portrait by Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut’s daughter has helped put together a new book that showcases Vonnegut’s finest drawings and reflections on his art:

http://www.theguardian.com/books/gallery/2014/may/05/kurt-vonnegut-the-drawings-of-science-fictions-master-artist-in-pictures

The battle over the online use of Marx’s works endures:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/01/arts/claiming-a-copyright-on-marx-how-uncomradely.html?ref=books&_r=0

Read why libraries are thriving in today’s world of innovation and technology:

 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/frankie-rendon/how-innovation-and-techno_b_5244601.html?utm_hp_ref=books&ir=Books

Bob Dylan has said, “I consider myself a poet first and a musician second.” The original draft of “Like a Rolling Stone,” written in pencil on Roger Smith Hotel stationary, will go to auction in June:

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/bob-dylans-like-a-rolling-stone-lyrics-going-up-for-auction-20140501

See why Will Self insists that the novel is dead . . . and “this time it’s for real:”

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/may/02/will-self-novel-dead-literary-fiction?CMP=twt_fd