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Hear Their Voices: 10 Must-Reads for Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, we’ve curated a list highlighting some of the writers whose work celebrates what it means to be Black in America.


The Abyss Gazes Back: 13 Quotes On What Makes A Monster

What's left to fear besides ourselves? Quotes on our relationship with our own monstrousness, which is a slippery one, requiring constant vigilance.


O Fortuna! Quotes to Consider On Friday the 13th

According to legend, Friday the 13th is a day for playing it safe, as accidents and tragedies are far more likely to occur. Live on the wild side with us.


Texas Prisons Ban Books by Langston Hughes, But ‘Mein Kampf’ Stays

Today we're also peeking behind the scenes at those new Judy Blume covers, and watching intently as booksellers battle California's new autograph law. Welcome to your Daily Blunt!


Vigilance in an Age of ‘Alternative Facts’: 14 Quotes on the Art of Deceit

Included are a flight of quotes from wordsmiths who know a thing or two about crafting elaborate fictions -- both on the page and off.


Reading Langston Hughes’s ‘Refugee in America’ in a New Light

Hughes’s poem is about the illusion of ideals like freedom and liberty for black Americans, but it’s just as useful when applied to the events of today.