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John Stupp’s <i>Pawley’s Island</i>

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

Jazz Poetry Month features a Charlie Hebdo survivor, a Jump Up reunion, and U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith

Activist Zineb El Rhazoui is the guest at a public conversation on freedom of speech

Kamila Shamsie on bigotry, ISIS recruitment and being Muslim in England

Pakistan-born author visits with her acclaimed new novel, Home Fire

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