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Books we love: NPR's top picks for 2021 memoirs

Saturday, December 18, 2021

From NPR's yearly reading list, Books We Love, we hear suggestions for four memoirs that are well worth your time.

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Rocker Randy Bachman's guitar was stolen 45 years ago. A fan tracked it down

Friday, October 22, 2021

In the mid-70s, Canadian musician Randy Bachman's favorite guitar went missing. Using the internet, a fan tracked down the stolen instrument.

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Confederate Names On Schools Are Flashpoints. Here's One Community's Story

Saturday, June 05, 2021

In the upheaval following the murder of George Floyd, passionate debates ignited across America about what to do with the remnants of the Civil War. It divided Jacksonville, Fla.

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'Artists, Weirdos, Hellriders And Homies:' Thrasher Magazine Turns 40

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Thrasher magazine was founded 40 years ago in San Francisco to cover skateboarding. Over the next four decades, the black-and-white newsprint magazine grew into a full color cultural arbiter.

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Emily Harrington Is 1st Woman To Free-Climb El Capitan's Golden Gate Route In 1 Day

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

She made her way into the record books last week after becoming the first woman to climb the Golden Gate route of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park in a little over 21 hours.

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Hrishikesh Hirway On Taking 'Song Exploder' To Netflix

Monday, October 05, 2020

The documentary series, an adaptation of Hirway's popular podcast, asks musicians including Alicia Keys and R.E.M to tell the step-by-step story of how a song was created.

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Tiny Elephant Shrew Resurfaces After More Than 50 Years On Lost Species List

Monday, August 24, 2020

The mouse-size Somali sengi — a kind of elephant shrew with a pointy nose and large, adorable eyes — was thought to be a lost species. Researchers recently spotted the creature in Djibouti.

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'It's Not Religion': In 'The Runaways,' Bhutto Examines The Lure Of Extremism

Monday, August 17, 2020

"I was really trying to look at why a 19-year-old boy would give up everything ... in order, quite literally, to take up arms against the world," says novelist Fatima Bhutto.

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Frederick Douglass Documents, Newly Acquired By Yale, Reveal 'Hope For The Country'

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Dr. Walter O. Evans' collection is the largest known on the abolitionist and politician who was formerly enslaved. Yale University recently acquired Evans' collection and plans to make it public.

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Billie Eilish's 'Bad Guy' Is The New No. 1 Song On The Billboard Hot 100

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Billie Eilish hits No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 with her song "bad guy," making her the first artist born in this century to top the chart.

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Mural Attributed To Banksy Stolen From Paris' Bataclan Concert Hall

Monday, January 28, 2019

The mural — painted on an exit door — was believed to be a memorial to the victims of a 2015 terror attack that killed 90 people at the Bataclan.

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'Roma' And 'The Favourite' Lead Oscar Nominations

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Linda Holmes takes a look at the list of this year's nominees, which includes some heartening nods and surprising snubs.

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Sen. Kamala Harris Considers 'A Collection Of Factors' Related To Possible 2020 Bid

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

As her memoir The Truths We Hold hits shelves, the California senator tells NPR that family and the country's need for "real leadership" will weigh into her decision whether to run for president.

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Golden Globes Red Carpet: A Look At The Fashion

Sunday, January 06, 2019

The stars took a walk down the red carpet before the 76th Golden Globe Awards. Here's a peek at what they wore.

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Freed From Copyright, These Classic Works Are Yours To Adapt

Saturday, January 05, 2019

For the first time in 20 years, a large body of films, music, and books has entered the public domain. That means they can be reworked by new creators in conversation with the originals.

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