Janet Jackson and Kermit the Frog Added to National Recording Registry

The Library of Congress has designated 25 recordings, from modern pop hits to one of the earliest recordings of an American voice, as “audio treasures worthy of preservation for all time.”

#audio-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #baseball, #edison-thomas-a, #hayden-carla-d-1952, #jackson-janet, #kermit-the-frog, #libraries-and-librarians, #library-of-congress, #music, #national-recording-registry, #radio, #rhythm-nation-1814-album, #rizzuto-phil, #television, #the-rainbow-connection-song, #williams-paul-1940

What Do Famous People’s Bookshelves Reveal?

In quarantine, people are inadvertently exposing their reading habits — embarrassing, surprising and impressive.

#abrams-stacey-y, #blanchett-cate, #books-and-literature, #charles-prince-of-wales, #cohen-andy-1968, #goodall-jane, #hayden-carla-d-1952, #poehler-amy, #rudd-paul, #wintour-anna

Joy Harjo Is Named U.S. Poet Laureate for a Second Term

The first Native American to hold the position, Harjo will be developing an interactive map of contemporary Native poets.

#an-american-sunrise-poems-book, #awards-decorations-and-honors, #books-and-literature, #harjo-joy, #hayden-carla-d-1952, #libraries-and-librarians, #library-of-congress, #native-americans, #poetry-and-poets, #writing-and-writers