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  • Skilled at turning “the ordinary marvelously, frighteningly strange” ( The Boston Globe ), Helen Oyeyemi is the author of five virtuosic novels that explore the spaces inside and beyond fairy tales and myths: her first novel, The Icarus Girl ,… more

  • Jacqueline Woodson | Brown Girl Dreaming

    • Recorded Apr 29, 2015

    The author of more than two dozen books for young adults, Jacqueline Woodson has won three Newbery Honors, a Coretta Scott King Award and three Coretta Scott King Honors, as well as the 2014 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. Her… more

  • The year 2010 marked the sixtieth anniversary of the start of the Korean War. Called a "sobering corrective" by a reviewer for the New York Times , Bruce Cumings's book takes a fresh look at the often unjustly ignored conflict. Characterizing… more