Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life


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NPR News: Examining The Role Self Awareness Plays In Sexual Harassment

Examining The Role Self Awareness Plays In Sexual Harassment
Many people accused of sexual harassment say they weren’t aware that their behavior was inappropriate. NPR’s Michel Martin talks with Tasha Eurich, author of the book Insight, about self-awareness.

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NPR News: In A New Novel, The ‘Lost Prayers’ Of A Gay Teen Bullied To Death

In A New Novel, The ‘Lost Prayers’ Of A Gay Teen Bullied To Death
James Han Mattson’s debut book, inspired by the real-life suicide of an outed young man, treats the Internet as both lifeline and paper trail of a tormented, small-town adolescence.

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NPR News: A Father’s Cruel Mission To Create ‘The Only Girl In The World’

A Father’s Cruel Mission To Create ‘The Only Girl In The World’
Maude Julien’s new memoir chronicles her extraordinary — and awful — childhood with fanatical parents determined to turn her into the ultimate survivor through deprivation, violence and endless tests.

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NPR News: Exploring Politics And Religion In ‘Three Daughters Of Eve’

Exploring Politics And Religion In ‘Three Daughters Of Eve’
Turkish writer Elif Shafak juggles politics, faith and feminism in her new novel set in Turkey and England. Steve Inskeep speaks with her about her book Three Daughters of Eve.

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NPR News: 25 Years Later, He Speaks To The Man Who Killed His Son

25 Years Later, He Speaks To The Man Who Killed His Son
Ahead of the 25th anniversary of a shooting incident at Simon’s Rock college in Massachusetts, a father whose son was killed that day sits down with the man who pulled the trigger.

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NPR News: ‘Cartoon County’ Looks Back At The Golden Age Of Sunday Comics

‘Cartoon County’ Looks Back At The Golden Age Of Sunday Comics
Vanity Fair editor-at-large Cullen Murphy grew up the son of a cartoonist. His father, John Cullen Murphy, drew the popular Prince Valiant strip, which Murphy eventually wrote for 14 years.

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