Posted on 05/23/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Binyavanga Wainaina, celebrated for his efforts to advance African literature and LGBTQ rights in Africa, has die...

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Tagged As: NPR, Obituary

Posted on 05/20/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Double up on your intellectualism by reading new books — or interviews of their authors — that incorporate m...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 05/17/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Herman Wouk, best known for The Caine Mutiny, has died at the age of 103. Though that novel won a Pulitzer Prize,...

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Posted on 05/19/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Perhaps after a week in a noisy office, you’re basking in the relative peace and quiet of your home. (Or, converse...

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Posted on 05/15/2019 at 03:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

As if being ninety-nine wasn’t accomplishment enough, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has just put...

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Posted on 05/10/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Mother’s Day is this Sunday — which you surely know and have prepared for, in whatever way is appropriate fo...

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Posted on 05/03/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Need something to do tomorrow besides watch the Kentucky Derby ... or something to do while avoiding it? Saturday is app...

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Posted on 05/02/2019 at 10:21 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A Minnesota high-schooler has won this year’s Poetry Out Loud competition. You can listen to Isabella Callery reci...

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Tagged As: Contests, NPR, Poetry

Posted on 05/01/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

National Poetry Month may be over, but the celebration of the art form isn’t quite over. Tonight, nine high-school...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Contests, NPR, Poetry

Posted on 05/01/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Twenty years ago, measles was non-existent in the United States. Today ... well ... if you consume any amount of media,...

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