Irish poet Seamus Heaney passed away today. He was 74-years-old. The poet won numerous writing awards including the Nobel Prize. But another Irish poet, Paul Muldoon, says few in US understand what an extraordinary role the poet had in Irish life.
The BBC's Mark Coles reports on the rise of so-called ?misery literature' for children, books that depict real-life tragedy, including events such as the Iraq war. Are trauma and despair the right stuff for kids' books?