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Lit Wicks: Zoe Archer/Eva Leigh

November 16, 2018 NeedaBook 0

Welcome to Lit Wicks! This is where we pair an author’s backlist with candles to really immerse yourself in the reading experience. All of the candles featured in these post are from Etsy, which means […]

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325. “The Most Brilliant Storytelling I’ve Ever Seen:” Courtney Milan and Yuri!!! on Ice

November 16, 2018 NeedaBook 0

Of all the things I could talk to Courtney Milan about, I think the best topic would be…figure skating. Specifically, Yuri!!! On Ice. Yuri!!! on Ice is an anime that contains multitudes, and it has […]

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Scots, Modern Fairytales, & More

November 16, 2018 NeedaBook 0

The Ones Who Got Away RECOMMENDED: The Ones Who Got Away by Roni Loren is $1.99! The second book is available for $2.99. This romance came out in January and I really enjoyed it and its portrayal […]

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Cadena, cofre y maldición: así se combatía el robo de libros en la Edad Media

November 16, 2018 NeedaBook 0

Los libros eran una posesión escasa y de gran valor. La lucha con los ladrones llevó a usar la imaginación. Tener un libro era símbolo de estatus en la Edad Media. Hay que tener en […]

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The Other Constitutions

November 16, 2018 NeedaBook 0

In a law review article published over forty years ago, Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan argued that state constitutions are a “font of individual liberties” and that their protections, in matters like search and […]

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Our Concentration Camps: An Open Letter

November 16, 2018 NeedaBook 0

This generation will be remembered for having allowed concentration camps for children to be built in “the land of the free and the home of the brave.” This is happening here and now, but not […]

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In the Review Archives: 2000–2004

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To celebrate the Review’s fifty-fifth anniversary in 2018, we have been going back into our archives year by year. Today we go back to the turn of the millennium, with Tatyana Tolstaya on Russia’s new […]

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Building a Monument: An Interview with Natasha Trethewey

November 16, 2018 NeedaBook 0

Natasha Trethewey (photo: Nancy Crampton) Two-term national Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize–winner Natasha Trethewey was born in her mother’s hometown, Gulfport, Mississippi, on April 26, 1966. The daughter of Eric Trethewey and Gwendolyn Ann Turnbough, an interracial […]

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The Shocking, Subversive Endings of Taeko Kōno’s Stories

November 16, 2018 NeedaBook 0

  The fiery, beguiling stories in Taeko Kōno’s collection Toddler Hunting and Other Stories are vertiginous tightrope walks between two planes of reality. Kōno (1926–2015) wrote these stories between 1961 and 1969, when several Japanese women […]