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Alan Cumming's 'Baggage' has the right perspective on life and so will you after reading it Alan Cumming is a character with stories to tell and tell them he does in his gregarious new book, "Baggage: Tales From A Fully Packed Life."
USA Today | 5 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Quinones' book 'The Least of Us' sheds light on the dangers of fentanyl NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Sam Quinones, whose book The Least of Us, details how much more plentiful meth and fentanyl have become in the wake of the country's opioid crisis.
NPR.org | 8 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Greek gods they're just like us in 'Lore Olympus' Rachel Smythe's smash hit webcomic, out now in graphic novel form, transports the follies of the Greek pantheon particularly Hades and Persephone to a modern setting of suits and sports cars.
NPR.org | 8 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Earthspinner by Anuradha Roy love, loss and longing The story of a Hindu potters love for a Muslim girl explores myth, memory and the act of transformationNow at university in England, Sara looks back on her hometown in southern India. This is the west, where almost everything is within reach, but where sh
The Guardian | 9 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Black Paper by Teju Cole review a spark of hope in dark times From Caravaggio to Edward Said and Black Panther, this astonishing collection of essays explores art, politics and belongingA young Gambian man, lets call him D, waits in Syracuse. He arrived in Italy eight months previously, having been smuggled into the
The Guardian | 11 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend
'Sellout' explores how anti-establishment views in punk puts bands in a tough spot In his new book Sellout, Dan Ozzi explores the punk phenomenon where anti-establishment clout is currency and while it's hard to pay your bills on principles, selling out often led to buyer's remorse.
NPR.org | 19 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Need some new Halloween movies and books for your kids? Do come in We've got some age-appropriate entertainment ideas for the little goblins in your lives.
NPR.org | 20 hours ago | comment? | recommend
Author Kati Marton explores Angela Merkel's impact on the world in 'The Chancellor' NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with author Kati Marton about her new biography of Angela Merkel, The Chancellor, and what her departure will mean for Germany and the world.
NPR.org | 20 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'The Chancellor': How 'pastor's daughter' Angela Merkel became the world's most powerful woman Power politics: At one meeting, Vladimir Putin unleashed his Labrador, which headed straight to dog-phobic Angela Merkel. She didn't flinch.
USA Today | Oct 26, 2021 11:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In their book, Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen envision a more unified U.S. Former President Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen's new book Renegades is based on their podcast. The book delves into conversations about race, the American dream and their stories of growing up.
NPR.org | Oct 26, 2021 09:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend