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Tuesday, January 24, 2023
In "Master Slave Husband Wife," Ilyon Woo describes the story of Ellen and William Craft escaping slavery.
Wednesday, January 04, 2023
Maia Kobabe set out to express an experience with gender identity. The graphic memoir Gender Queer is now the most banned book in the United States, according to the American Library Association.
Wednesday, December 28, 2022
Jerry Craft published the Newbury award-winning graphic novel New Kid in 2019. The novel focuses on the experience of being Black and the "new kid" at a predominantly white school.
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Susan Kuklin published the award-winning Beyond Magenta in 2014. The collection of images and interviews with transgender and nonbinary teens and young adults centers their experiences and identities.
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Ashley Hope Pérez published Out of Darkness in 2015 to critical acclaim. The novel re-contextualized contemporary issues of race providing a historical framework in a not-so-post-racial America.
Monday, December 05, 2022
One thing that's nice about having pets, they give you unconditional love. Poet-in-residence Kwame Alexander is asking you to share a poem in the voice of your pet.
Friday, November 18, 2022
Recorded in 1962, the newly remastered Live at the Bon Soir was meant to be Streisand's debut album, despite the singer's aversion to public performance.
Tuesday, November 01, 2022
The pop star first drew attention with the 2014 hit "All About That Bass" — she's back with a new full-length album hearkening to that era, called Takin' It Back.
Thursday, October 27, 2022
The veteran rock star speaks with Morning Edition about his new memoir, Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story — and in particular, his deep-rooted spirituality.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Writer and LGBTQ activist George M. Johnson spoke with Morning Edition about what's lost when books like their 2020 memoir All Boys Aren't Blue are banned from school libraries.
Monday, August 29, 2022
With a new school year underway, we're wondering what goals you might be setting for yourselves. NPR poet-in-residence Kwame Alexander asks you to write about one of your goals in the form of a poem.
Friday, June 10, 2022
1982 is a love story set against the backdrop of war, when Israel invaded Lebanon 40 years ago. Lebanese filmmaker Oualid Mouaness, inspired by his own memories, wrote the and directed the film.
Wednesday, June 01, 2022
NPR's A Martinez speaks with Cuban-American author Margarita Engle about her novel: Singing with Elephants.
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Either/Or is Batuman's sequel to her bestselling Pulitzer finalist novel The Idiot.
Thursday, May 19, 2022
Naheed Phiroze Patel's debut novel Mirror Made of Rain is out in the U.S. this week.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
As the school year draws to a close, is there a teacher who has inspired you? Share with us a poem showing your appreciation for educators who have inspired you.
Monday, May 09, 2022
Students from Ukraine are among the finalists in this week's Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair. They're researching topics from cancer treatments to cockroaches.
Friday, April 29, 2022
Parton didn't just co-write the novel, she also recorded a whole album to go with it. Run, Rose, Run is about an aspiring country singer trying to shake a dark past and make it big in music.
Thursday, April 21, 2022
Cypress Hill's '90s sensational hit "Insane in the Brain" is also the title of a new Showtime documentary out this week about the hip-hop group.
Monday, February 07, 2022
U.S. officials say Russia has about 70% of its military in place for a full invasion of Ukraine. Meanwhile, people in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv marched against Russian aggression on Sunday.