Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life


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NPR News: In ‘Obviously,’ Comedian Muses About Growing Up In A Small Kentucky Town

In ‘Obviously,’ Comedian Muses About Growing Up In A Small Kentucky Town
NPR’s Ailsa Chang speaks with comedian Akilah Hughes about a collection of short essays in her new book, Obviously.

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NPR News: Exiled NSA Contractor Edward Snowden: ‘I Haven’t And I Won’t’ Cooperate With Russia

Exiled NSA Contractor Edward Snowden: ‘I Haven’t And I Won’t’ Cooperate With Russia
In 2013, Snowden showed journalists thousands of top-secret documents about U.S. intelligence agencies’ surveillance efforts. He’s been living in Russia ever since. His new book is Permanent Record.

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NPR News: ‘They Will Have To Die Now’ Recounts Retaking Of Mosul From The Islamic State

‘They Will Have To Die Now’ Recounts Retaking Of Mosul From The Islamic State
NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with journalist James Verini about his book They Will Have To Die Now, a vivid story of the battle to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State in 2016.

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NPR News: ‘Second Founding’ Examines How Reconstruction Remade The Constitution

‘Second Founding’ Examines How Reconstruction Remade The Constitution
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Eric Foner talks how the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments relate to current debates about voting rights, mass incarceration and reparations for slavery.

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NPR News: Investors Are On Edge After Drone Attack Hits Saudi-Owned Aramco

Investors Are On Edge After Drone Attack Hits Saudi-Owned Aramco
NPR’s Noel King talks to Ellen Wald, author of Saudi, Inc., which explores Aramco and the history of the Saudi energy industry. Before the weekend drone attack, bankers were working on Aramco’s IPO.

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