Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life


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NPR News: 3 Romances For Your August Escape

3 Romances For Your August Escape
The lazy days of August call for getaway reading, so we’ve got three romances that’ll take you from old China to the small-town South, featuring couples who learn love is closer than they think.

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NPR News: Quoting Mandela, Obama’s Tweet After Charlottesville Is The Most-Liked Ever

Quoting Mandela, Obama’s Tweet After Charlottesville Is The Most-Liked Ever
“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion,” the former president tweeted. He was quoting Nelson Mandela, and it struck a chord for many.

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NPR News: An Oddball Family That Can’t Connect In ‘How To Behave In A Crowd’

An Oddball Family That Can’t Connect In ‘How To Behave In A Crowd’
Camille Bordas keeps things light in her smart, charming new novel, but there are serious underpinnings to this story about the youngest member of a family of quirky, emotionally closed overachievers.

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NPR News: ‘The Once And Future Liberal’ Looks At Shortfalls Of American Liberalism

‘The Once And Future Liberal’ Looks At Shortfalls Of American Liberalism
NPR’s Robert Siegel talks to Mark Lilla, author of the book, The Once and Future Liberal: After Identity Politics, which looks at the failure of American liberalism over the past two generations.

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NPR News: ‘The Once And Future Liberal’ Looks At Shortfalls Of American Liberalism

‘The Once And Future Liberal’ Looks At Shortfalls Of American Liberalism
NPR’s Robert Siegel talks to Mark Lilla, author of the book, The Once and Future Liberal: After Identity Politics, which looks at the failure of American liberalism over the past two generations.

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NPR News: Novelist Max Brooks On Doomsday, Dyslexia And Growing Up With Hollywood Parents

Novelist Max Brooks On Doomsday, Dyslexia And Growing Up With Hollywood Parents
Brooks’ stable childhood with parents Mel Brooks and Anne Bancroft stands in contrast to the wild stories he tells in novels like World War Z and Minecraft: The Island.

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