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A visit by Homegoing author Yaa Gyasi

“I wanted to be able to watch things, slavery and colonialism, as they shifted very gradually over time.”

A Conversation with Ron Chernow

The Alexander Hamilton biographer discusses his craft and his new book on Ulysses S. Grant

Local author attempts serialized email novel

Adam Dove’s The Truth comes to an inbox near you

John Stupp’s Pawley’s Island

A delightful poetry collection explores fishing, jazz and more

Q&A: Sherman Alexie discusses motels, hotels, banned books and Trump

"Twitter is a rough draft of humanity and I prefer my own edit."

Marcus Rediker on history’s most notable abolitionist Quaker dwarf

The author discusses his new biography, The Fearless Benjamin Lay

Matthew Newton explores the history and mystique of the shopping mall

Local writer’s book is part critique, part memoir

Works by local authors: new young-adult science-fiction novel and a Gettysburg travelogue

Joshua David Bellin's Freefall, W. Stephen Coleman’s Discovering Gettysburg

A Conversation with Osama Alomar

The City of Asylum writer-in-residence from Syria on style, substance and not being understood

Scott Silsbee’s poetry collection Muskrat Friday Dinner

The booziness feels cultivated as carefree philosophical stance

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