Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life


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NPR News: How The ‘Lost Art’ Of Breathing Can Impact Sleep And Resilience

How The ‘Lost Art’ Of Breathing Can Impact Sleep And Resilience
While researching his book, Breath, James Nestor participated in a study in which his nose was completely plugged for 10 days, forcing him to breathe solely through his mouth. “I felt awful,” he says.

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NPR News: How Winston Churchill Pulled Britain Through The Early Years Of WWII

How Winston Churchill Pulled Britain Through The Early Years Of WWII
In The Splendid And The Vile, author Erik Larson details the British prime minister’s first year in office, during which England endured a Nazi bombing campaign. Originally broadcast March 30, 2020.

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NPR News: Author Interview: ‘They Were Soldiers’

Author Interview: ‘They Were Soldiers’
NPR’s Michel Martin talks with Joseph Galloway and Marvin Wolf, who covered the Vietnam War, about their new book They Were Soldiers: the Sacrifices and Contributions of our Vietnam Veterans.

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NPR News: Pandemic Makes Evident ‘Grotesque’ Gender Inequality In Household Work

Pandemic Makes Evident ‘Grotesque’ Gender Inequality In Household Work
With more people staying home due to COVID-19, journalist Brigid Schulte says it’s impossible to ignore “the fact that women bear so much more of the burden of child care and housework.”

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NPR News: Journalist Who Helped Break Snowden’s Story Reflects On His High-Stakes Reporting

Journalist Who Helped Break Snowden’s Story Reflects On His High-Stakes Reporting
Barton Gellman shared a Pulitzer for his reporting about former NSA contractor Edward Snowden and the country’s secret surveillance program. His new book is Dark Mirror.

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