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Children's Book Author Natalie Babbitt Dies At 84

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 3:40pm

Natalie Babbitt died Monday at her home in Connecticut at age 84. She was a writer who never talked down to the children she wrote for. That included covering big concepts like death.

Donald Glover Challenges Stereotypes About Rappers In 'Atlanta'

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 12:51pm

Glover created, co-writes and stars in the FX series Atlanta, a hybrid of comedy and drama set on the fringes of the city's hip-hop scene. He has also recorded music under the name Childish Gambino.

Volume 3 Of Eleanor Roosevelt Biography Chronicles The Rise Of An Activist

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 12:51pm

Feminist historian Blanche Wiesen Cook published the first volume of her biography of Roosevelt in 1992. Critic Maureen Corrigan says the newly released final volume is exhausting and exhilarating.

Faith, Sex And The South Intersect In 'Virgin'

Tue, 11/01/2016 - 6:00am

April Ayers Lawson's debut story collection features young, often sheltered characters struggling with intimacy in a world where ordinary uncertainties are amplified by a fundamentalist upbringing.

How Does Christoph Niemann Make Art Look Effortless? With A Lot Of Work

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 3:50pm

The artist and illustrator says that behind every fun, whimsical sketch there are "100 very boring, unsexy steps." Niemann describes his creative process in his new book Sunday Sketching.

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