Dr. M. Leona Godin discusses her new book, THERE PLANT EYES.
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But enough about my credentials, which are copious. ...more
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Aisha Sharif discusses her debut collection of poetry, TO KEEP FROM UNDRESSING.
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There are so many happy endings that dystopia and utopia become almost indistinguishable by the novel’s end. ...more
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Where in the world did Cathy G. Johnson come from, and why isn’t Gorgeous a much longer book? That’s what I want to know. This book is so good it makes me hate Johnson a little bit for making it only sixty pages. I mean, she’s created plenty of other mini-comics to indulge in—Dear Amanda, Thank God, […]
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