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Rescued by Books: Fostering Teen Literacy in Low-Income Communities

Ruth Ebenstein discusses book deserts, teen literacy, and the work of The Book Truck.

Is Motherhood a Genre?

Sarah Blackwood asks: does treating motherhood as a genre in itself limit our reading of books about motherhood?

Homer and Hatred: On Jordan Peterson’s Mythology

Adam Novy argues that the alt-right’s favorite philosopher, Jordan Peterson, gives a painfully bad reading to the classics.

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The Body’s World: Writing the Body Different

An essay by Kenny Fries, excerpted from the recent collection "Alchemy of the Word: Writers Talk About Writing (2nd Edition)."

Rescued by Books: Fostering Teen Literacy in Low-Income Communities

Ruth Ebenstein discusses book deserts, teen literacy, and the work of The Book Truck.

Sundown Towns in Orange County

Elyse Joseph describes the history of African-Americans living in Orange County, and its history as a "Sundown Town."

Welcome, Scholar

Jake Fuchs discusses the inspiration behind his new satirical novel, "Welcome, Scholar."

Melissa Broder’s The Pisces: There is Light at the End of the Spiral

Anna Dorn talks to Melissa Broder about her new novel "The Pisces."