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The Best of ‘Celebrity’ aka the Taylor Swift Moment

Ken Baker considers the recent trial of Taylor Swift and how it is emblematic of the best of what ‘celebrity’ can offer to society.


From Hillary Clinton’s New Memoir: ‘My Skin Crawled’ During Debate

A sneak peek into Hillary Clinton's new book has us all putting ourselves into her shoes - especially during the presidential debates. This and more.


Matthew Desmond on How Housing is Ignored in the Poverty Discussion

Matthew Desmond, author of Evicted, looks at housing statistics and evictions in America, and the demographics that are disproportionately impacted.


Colson Whitehead: Writing About Race in the Past Evokes the Present

Author of The Underground Railroad Colson Whitehead found that the way race was treated in the past has many parallels to how it is treated in the present.


Privilege and a Cruise Gone Wrong in Maile Meloy’s Delightful Novel

In Do Not Become Alarmed, Maile Meloy skewers the privileged assumptions of her upper middle class protagonists and delivers a skillful and fast paced plot.


This Collection of Letters Offers Help, Strength in Times of Political Unrest

Award-winning novelist Carolina de Robertis discusses her most recent literary effort, Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times.