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A History of Race and Racism in America, in 24 Chapters

Many Americans might not know the more polemical side of race writing in our history. The canon of African-American literature is well established. Zora Neale Hurston, Richard Wright, James Baldwin are familiar figures. 6 more words

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A Warm Biography of the Fantastical, Feminist Angela Carter

THE INVENTION OF ANGELA CARTER A Biography By Edmund Gordon 525 pages. Oxford University Press. $35. The English writer Angela Carter (1940-1992) tended to look, one observer said, “like someone who’d been left out in a hurricane.


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What I have left out is the interstitial time

“Dear Jenny: The way to do a piece of writing is three or four times over, never once. For me, the hardest part comes first, getting something—anything—out in front of me. 246 more words


On the important of setting daily goals

The human mind is a wonderful thing, give it a goal and achieve that goal and it will make you feel on top of the world. 746 more words


Two Books Argue the Case for Police Reform From Within

WHEN POLICE KILL By Franklin E. Zimring Illustrated. 305 pp. Harvard University Press. $35. UNWARRANTED Policing Without Permission By Barry Friedman 434 pp. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $28.


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The Green Eggs and Ham hypothesis: How constraints facilitate creativity.

Authors: Haught-Tromp, Catrinel.  Source:Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, Vol 11(1), Feb, 2017. pp. 10-17.

Two experiments tested the hypothesis that constraints imposed on a common writing task yield more creative outputs. 98 more words

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