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Poetry Callout: Write A Poem For Ahmaud Arbery
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Casey Noenickx | May 13, 2020
Morning Edition is asking for poems reacting to the death of Ahmaud Arbery, a black man shot and killed while jogging in Glynn County, Ga. Create one based on how you feel in this moment.
‘Funny Weather’ Asks What Art Can Do In A Crisis
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Annalisa Quinn | May 13, 2020
At her best, Olivia Laing turns criticism into an elevated form of hospitality: Like a good party host, she introduces you to someone, tells you what she likes about them, then leaves you to it.
For May, 3 Romantic Getaways — To Normalcy
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Maya Rodale | May 12, 2020
As the lockdown stretches on, we bring you three books that offer an escape to a time when people could gather — and fall in love — in a shop, at a book club, or even in an office.
These ‘Little Eyes’ Watch The World Burn
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Jason Sheehan | May 9, 2020
In her new novel, Samanta Schweblin gives everyone in the world a little critter that's basically a Furby with a webcam — naturally, this does not end well, for the owners, the devices, or anyone.