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Conversations with Jesmyn Ward, Teju Cole, and other authors we love
From this Episode:
Jesmyn Ward: How racism haunts the present
Jesmyn Ward sets her novels in small-town Mississippi, and uses that setting to explore how America’s racist past continues to burden its present.
Zoë Quinn: Fighting hate after Gamergate
After video game developer Zoë Quinn broke up with her boyfriend, he posted an angry online diatribe against her that caused an internet firestorm that still hasn’t ended.
Teju Cole: What's missing when we look at the world?
Nigerian-American writer Teju Cole’s latest book is called “Blind Spot.” It features hundreds of images -- spanning from Lagos to Berlin to Brooklyn -- with essays on what’s...