‘Late Migrations’ Shows Us How Human Experience Mirrors the Natural World

A review of Margaret Renkl’s book, “Late Migrations: A Natural History of Love and Loss.”

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‘Down Along with That Devil’s Bones’ Explores America’s Complex Relationship with Racism

A review of Connor Towne O’Neill’s book, ‘Down Along with That Devil’s Bones: A Reckoning with Monuments, Memory, and the Legacy of White Supremacy.’

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‘The Opioid Epidemic and US Culture’ Aims to Expand the Conversation

‘The Opioid Epidemic,’ edited by Travis D. Stimeling, is a collection of essays expanding the conversation surrounding opioid addiction.

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Elizabeth Catte Connects America’s Past With Its Present in New Release, ‘Pure America’

An interview with ELizabeth Catte about her new book, ‘Pure America: Eugenics and the Making of Modern Virgina.’

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Nick Flynn on ‘This Is the Night Our House Will Catch Fire’ and Making the Unconscious Conscious

An interview with Nick Flynn about his new book, ‘This Is the Night Our House Will Catch Fire.’

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‘One Writer’s Beginnings’ Forges Connections Across Time and Place

The new edition of Eudora Welty’s instructive memoir ‘One Writer’s Beginnings’ features an introduction by Natasha Trethewey.

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A Correlation Between Artistry and Solitude

Fenton Johnson’s ‘At the Center of All Beauty: Solitude and the Creative Life’ examines artists from Thoreau to Rabindranath Tagore to Nina Simone to study the relationship between solitude and artistry.

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A Tapestry of Connectivity in ‘I Have Been Assigned the Single Bird’

Susan Cerulean’s recent memoir ‘I Have Been Assigned the Single Bird’ chronicles both her end-of-life care for her octogenarian father and her stewardship of seabirds on an isolated Florida island.

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Julia Nitz on ‘Belles and Poets’: “Literary Allusion is Cultural Currency”

An interview with Julia Nitz on her new book ‘Belles and Poets: Intertextuality in the Civil War Diaries of White Southern Women.’

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