Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life


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NPR News: Author Uses Humor To Shed Light On Feminism, Race, The Internet

Author Uses Humor To Shed Light On Feminism, Race, The Internet
Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Scaachi Koul of BuzzFeed about her new book of essays, cheerily titled One Day We’ll All Be Dead And None of This Will Matter.

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NPR News: Author Alison MacLeod Tries To Find Humor In Terrorism

Author Alison MacLeod Tries To Find Humor In Terrorism
In her new book of short stories, Alison MacLeod spins biography, news stories and family history into surreal fiction. NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly asks her about All the Beloved Ghosts.

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NPR News: The Sci-Fi Strangeness (And Canadian Sensuality) Of Cartoonist Michael DeForge

The Sci-Fi Strangeness (And Canadian Sensuality) Of Cartoonist Michael DeForge
DeForge’s new book Sticks Angelica, Folk Hero grew out of a collection of Tumblr strips. It follows a woman who flees into the Canadian forest to escape a family scandal and make a new life.

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NPR News: For Laura Jane Grace, Punk Was A Form Of Armor

For Laura Jane Grace, Punk Was A Form Of Armor
The founder of the band Against Me! felt so conflicted about her gender growing up that she thought she was schizophrenic. Since transitioning, she’s become more in touch with herself.

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NPR News: ‘Fine Mess’: You Can Learn A Lot About A Country By Its Taxes

‘Fine Mess’: You Can Learn A Lot About A Country By Its Taxes
Steve Inskeep talks to journalist and author T.R. Reid, who traveled the world to look at the tax codes of other nations to see how the U.S. might learn from their experience.

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NPR News: An Exoneree Shares His Story Of Wrongful Conviction In ‘Anatomy Of Innocence’

An Exoneree Shares His Story Of Wrongful Conviction In ‘Anatomy Of Innocence’
Jerry Miller spent more than 25 years behind bars for crimes he didn’t commit. His story is part of a new collection that pairs exonerees with mystery/thriller writers.

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