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Edwidge Danticat

Miami-based novelist

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Edwidge Danticat Hears Music In Everyday Life

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Edwidge Danticat talks about her new book, Claire of the Sea Light — and she shares a playlist of music that's close to her heart.

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Edwidge Danticat Picks Three; Laura Mvula In Studio; What It Means To Be 'Popular'

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

In this episode: The award-winning Haitian-American novelist Edwidge Danticat discusses her new book, Claire Of The Sea Light — and she tells us about some of her favorite music in a Pick Three.

Plus: Laura Mvula, the British soul singer from Birmingham, performs in our studio.

    And: Adam Sternbergh's recent New York Times Magazine cover story explores how we determine what is popular — and the new and slippery definitions of what popularity means.

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    Edwidge Danticat's Claire of the Sea Light

    Tuesday, September 10, 2013

    Edwidge Danticat talks about her new novel, Claire of the Sea Light. It’s set in a small seaside town in Haiti where a little girl, the daughter of a fisherman, has gone missing. Claire Limyè Lanmè’s mother died in childbirth, and her father wonders if he should give away his young daughter to a local shopkeeper who could give Claire a better life. Before he can make his decision, she disappears.

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    Guest Picks: Edwidge Danticat

    Tuesday, September 10, 2013

    Edwidge Danticat was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about her novel, Claire of the Sea Light. She also told us about her love of soup. Find out what else she's a fan of! 

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    How Haitians Deal With a Constant Stream of Disaster

    Monday, November 26, 2012

    Haitians are somewhat more practiced in dealing with the calamity of natural disaster. At the Miami Book Fair International, writer Edwidge Danticat, whose work most recently appears in a trilingual (English, French, Creole) anthology, “So Spoke the Earth,” sat down to explain how Haitians approach natural disaster.

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    Haiti Stories

    Thursday, January 27, 2011

    Edwidge Danticat, Haitian-born writer and the editor of Haiti Noir, talks about her collection of stories about Haiti, one year after the earthquake.

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    Guest Picks: Edwidge Danticat

    Thursday, November 11, 2010

    Edwidge Danticat stopped by The Leonard Lopate Show to share some of her favorite picks, and more.

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    Edwidge Danticat on Art and Exile

    Thursday, November 11, 2010

    Edwidge Danticat reflects on art and exile, and discusses what it means to be an immigrant artist from a country in crisis. Her book Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work combines memoir and essay to tell the stories of artists, including herself, who create, despite—or because of—the suffering, violence, poverty, and oppression that drove them from their homelands, and continues to haunt them.

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    Miami Haitians Dealing with Disaster

    Thursday, February 04, 2010

    The situation in Haiti has been front page news in the Miami area since the earthquake hit in mid-January. We find out how the Haitian community there is dealing with the disaster on a day-to-day basis. We look at how Haitians in South Florida are dealing with new temporary immigration policies.

    Then we turn to artist Edwige Danticat, one of Miami’s most prominent Haitian-Americans.

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    Brother, I'm Dying

    Thursday, September 20, 2007

    Writer Edwidge Danticat explores the painful legacy of her native Haiti’s violent history and the consequences of its diaspora in her deeply personal memoir, Brother, I’m Dying. It’s the story of her family’s move from Haiti to New York.

    Brother, I’m Dying is available for purchase at amazon.com

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    Heroics Needed

    Thursday, September 20, 2007

    On today’s Underreported, we’ll examine how recent clashes in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo threaten the regional stability of central Africa. Then, we’ll head closer to home to learn about why Brooklyn's Newtown Creek oil spill is far worse than anyone originally thought. Also, Edwidge Danticat on what it ...

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