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JSTOR Daily Friday Reads

A George Saunders Outtake

George Saunders' trademark dark humor is especially on display in this "deleted scene" from the novella Pastoralia, available for free here.
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Suggested Readings: Wealth, Evil, and Our Impermanent Personalities

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Kathleen Collins and Black Women’s Sexuality

A new book is getting a lot of attention in the literary world right now…although its author died ...
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Suggested Readings: High Deductibles, Bad Marriages, and Mr. Darcy

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Zadie Smith

Ever since the publication of White Teeth, Zadie Smith has made a career of writing about the actual experiences behind topics like race and immigration.
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Suggested Readings: Signing Petitions, Drinking, and Falling Asleep

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Toni Morrison

This Black History Month, we remember Toni Morrison, the first African American writer to win the Nobel Prize ...
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Suggested Readings: Muslim Ban, Quantified Lives, and Kratom Therapy

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George Orwell’s 1984

George Orwell's dystopian novel 1984 finds itself at the top of the best-seller lists this week, the first of Trump's presidency.
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Suggested Readings: Crowd Numbers, Baby Jokes, Magic Blood

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Suggested Readings: Kompromat, Computers as Managers, and Deadly Molasses

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Literature as Resistance

What does it mean to have a literature of resistance?
Norwegian librarians

Wikipedia: Go Forth and Cite!

Remember what it was like to put together a school report with only the encyclopedia volumes you could find ...
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Suggested Readings: Tomboys, Rumi, and Why Kids Are Like Aristotle

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Roxane Gay

An interview with award-winning author Roxane Gay, plus one of her short stories.
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Suggested Readings: Celebrating 2016, Aging Well, and Growing New Ears

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The Revelatory Rabbits of Watership Down

On Christmas Eve we lost Richard Adams, the British writer whose 1972 novel Watership Down became one of the bestselling children’s books of all time.
Vera Rubin

Vera Rubin

Vera Rubin was groundbreaking astrophysicist who discovered evidence of dark matter.
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Suggested Readings: Inuit Genes, Depression Feasts, Hacked Elections

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Avi

The beloved and prolific children's literature author Avi was born on December 23, 1937.
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Suggested Readings: Fascism, Crime Forecasting, and Old Saint Nick

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Night Before Christmas

10 Classic Christmas Stories

We've gathered up some of our favorite literary takes on Christmas.
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Suggested Readings: Dinosaur Feathers, Filthy Showerheads, and the American Dream

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Best Books Lists

Who invented the "Best Books" list?
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Suggested Readings: Immigration Raids, Muslim Cool, and Life as a Bee

Extra Credit: Our pick of stories from around the web that bridge the gap between news and scholarship.