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Stephanie Smith, the 300 Sandwiches Blogger, Gets Book Deal

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“Is stand-up comedy literature?" David Henry and Joe Henry, a fraternal author team, ask this as Furious Cool: Richard… Read More

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What Is Afrofuturism?<br />

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What Is Afrofuturism?

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As a kid obsessed with fantasy, I often traveled to different dimensions. Whether transported through the pages of a Marvel comic… Read More

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Meet NoViolet Bulawayo

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This year’s nominees for the Man Booker Prize “could not be more diverse,” according to judges. And indeed, rounding… Read More

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