Posted on 06/23/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

NPR is headed back to the future. The summer reading poll for 2021 is about your favorite fantasy and science-fiction...

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Tagged As: Fantasy, NPR, Science fiction

Posted on 06/22/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy release day to Brandon Taylor, whose short-story collection, Filthy Animals, hits shelves today. Taylor’s debut novel, Real Life, was...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 06/21/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

NPR has interviews with two celebrities on their children’s books to share — one you already knew about and one...

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Posted on 06/18/2021 at 09:55 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Tomorrow is Juneteenth, the anniversary of the final enslaved people learning they’d been freed and a day that commemorates the...

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Tagged As: Book lists, History, NPR

Posted on 06/17/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Two of Nigeria’s most prominent writers seem to have escalated their differences into a full-blown internet feud. NPR has a...

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Tagged As: NPR, Scandal

Posted on 06/16/2021 at 03:49 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Individual aspects of Ashley C. Ford’s story are breathtakingly sad on their own. But when you put them together, calling...

Categories: Author Interview

Tagged As: Author interview, Memoir, NPR

Posted on 06/10/2021 at 02:14 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The book under discussion on Fresh Air recently contains multiple topics many of us want to forget about: diseases and...

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Posted on 06/09/2021 at 02:06 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Perhaps you were among those who cringed at the announcement of Nick, a novel that imagines the earlier years of...

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Posted on 06/07/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

John Marshall Harlan isn’t as well known as many other historical Supreme Court justices. But he cast a key vote...

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Posted on 06/04/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Yesterday we shared a review of a book about President Abraham Lincoln. In keeping with the theme, we’ll post about...

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