Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life


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NPR News: Custom-Printed Cocktails On The Moon? ‘Soonish’ Shows Us How

Custom-Printed Cocktails On The Moon? ‘Soonish’ Shows Us How
Zach and Kelly Weinersmith’s accessible, occasionally goofy new book lays out futuristic fantasies (like matter-printed cocktails) and connects them to projects scientists are working on right now.

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NPR News: Night + Market Chef’s New Cookbook Combines Thai Food And Fun

Night + Market Chef’s New Cookbook Combines Thai Food And Fun
David Greene talks to chef Kris Yenbamroong about his new cookbook. It’s titled: Night Market: Delicious Thai Food to Facilitate Drinking and Fun-Having Amongst Friends.

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NPR News: Tom Hanks Considers The Cosmos, Nora Ephron, And A Man Dressed As A Shrimp

Tom Hanks Considers The Cosmos, Nora Ephron, And A Man Dressed As A Shrimp
Tom Hanks has written a short story collection called Uncommon Type. Here, he talks about stories, characters, the film goddess Pelicula, and what happened to the suit he wore as David S. Pumpkins.

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NPR News: Philip Pullman’s Realm Of Poetry And Inspiration

Philip Pullman’s Realm Of Poetry And Inspiration
Pullman — author of the beloved His Dark Materials trilogy — says poet William Blake’s idea of mystical multiple vision, of different ways of seeing, is “absolutely central” to his new book.

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NPR News: In New Cookbook, Acclaimed Indian Restaurant Finally Spills Its Secrets

In New Cookbook, Acclaimed Indian Restaurant Finally Spills Its Secrets
Rasika, a top eatery in Washington, D.C., is famous for its crispy spinach and modern twists on classic dishes. Now the owner and chef are sharing some of their prized — and adventurous — recipes.

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NPR News: Not Much To ‘Smile’ About In Roddy Doyle’s Intense New Novel

Not Much To ‘Smile’ About In Roddy Doyle’s Intense New Novel
The Irish novelist is known for his sense of humor — but his latest, about a man abused in his youth by Catholic priests, is distressing and at times almost unbearable. It’s also his best book yet.

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