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Poetic Take On Black Boxer Lands Punches With Broad Appeal
After A Disaster In 'Family Life,' Relief Never Comes
Writers Of Color Flock To Social Media For A New Way To Use Language
Embracing Atheism After A Wild Journey To Find God
The New Age: Leaving Behind Everything, Or Nothing At All
Kima Jones, On Black Bodies And Being A Black Woman Who Writes
Gorgeous egg recipes for your weekend brunches, courtesy of food writer @ruhlman
Our own @camilareads considers the literary and poetic appeal of boxing:
'Family Life' mirrors impossibly painful real-life situations, says critic Maureen Corrigan:
On Twitter, "we are creating and housing a new way to use the language and speak and be heard," says @kima_jones:
Book News: Do women writers dominate the children's and YA markets? No, according to new #VIDA figures:
Finishing up 'Grapes of Wrath' for the final #NPRGrapes book club meeting (and maybe a little Adrian Mole). What're your #FridayReads?
I wish I could work the word 'majestic' in here somewhere ... RIP Adrian Mole creator Sue Townsend.…
Did you miss our #CSPoetry hangout with @kima_jones yesterday? It's never too late to be poetic:
On archiving and obsolete technology (I feel like I might have found a home for my beloved Mac Classic II):
Barbara Ehrenreich speaks to @TellMeMoreNPR on faith: "Never be satisfied with the answers you get. Push it further."
Book News: Libraries around the world weigh in on the best new novels, and we mourn the passing of Mary Cheever.
Most time travelers don't want to save the world -- just their own romantic prospects, says @AnnVanderMeer:
Biography-minded folks, check out a Reddit AMA starting at 3 with NPR's librarians on digitizing archival material:…
Our own @ulabeast interviews @brittneygriner about her new memoir, 'In My Skin' and finding a "place of peace."
'Astonish Me' doesn't astonish reviewer @Annalisa_Quinn, "rather, it charms... seamless and full of small elegances."
Okay, I knew 'Life With Archie' was a downer, but killing him off? Really? And, uh, will he come back as a zombie?
Tag your tweets #CSPoetry: MT @NPRCodeSwitch: today at noon EST: our own poetry session with @kima_jones! Join us!
Critic Alan Cheuse says Peter Matthiessen's 'In Paradise' is "a deft act of craft."
Book News: Jhumpa Lahiri, Donna Tartt, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie share shortlist for Baileys fiction prize: