Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life


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NPR News: ‘Tram Car 015’ Is A Delightful Ride

‘Tram Car 015’ Is A Delightful Ride
P. Djèlí Clark’s novella about about two supernatural investigators on the trail of a malign spirit in a magical alternate Cairo packs wonderful characters into a thoughtfully-built world.

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‘The Unwinding of the Miracle’ Is About How to Die — and Live

She didn’t know it then, but Julie Yip-Williams began her memoir, “The Unwinding of the Miracle” — which enters the list at No. 8 — in July 2013. That’s when the 37-year-old mother of two, in the E.R. with stomach pains and nausea, learned she had Stage 4 colon cancer.

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Similarities in Two Novels Raise Questions About the Limits of Literary Influence

Last year, while promoting his debut thriller, “The Woman in the Window,” Dan Mallory praised the tradition of literary mimicry: “It is often said that ‘good writers borrow, great writers steal,’” he said in an interview with The Guardian, borrowing a phrase from T. S. Eliot.

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NPR News: ‘Antisemitism: Here And Now’ Author Discusses Resurgence Of Public Anti-Semitism

‘Antisemitism: Here And Now’ Author Discusses Resurgence Of Public Anti-Semitism
In an interview with NPR’s Michel Martin about her new book Antisemitism: Here and Now historian Deborah Lipstadt discusses the recent resurgence of anti-Semitism on the political left and right.

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NPR News: ‘Antisemitism: Here And Now’ Author Discusses Resurgence Of Public Anti-Semitism

‘Antisemitism: Here And Now’ Author Discusses Resurgence Of Public Anti-Semitism
In an interview with NPR’s Michel Martin about her new book Antisemitism: Here and Now historian Deborah Lipstadt discusses the recent resurgence of anti-Semitism on the political left and right.

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