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Free Write Jail Arts and Literacy aims to help troubled youths in Chicago’s Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center address their personal issues by writing poetry about their circumstances and upbringing. Jeffrey Brown talks with poet Reginald Dwayne Betts, who…
Ann Hornaday and Mike Sargent join Jeffrey Brown to discuss which performances and films stood out this year.
The literary world was packed with a diverse field of prize-winners this year.
2015 brought a number of great additions to the literary world, and as the year winds down we wanted to share some of our favorites with you.
Authors Jennifer Close and Daniel Pink share their top takeaways from this year's literary field.
"Liberation," a poetry collection released last month, highlights why the ideas of oppression and liberation are still urgently important today.
Many readers think of "The Iliad" as a daunting text. But Caroline Alexander, whose new translation of the classic work by Homer comes out Nov. 24, said she wants to bring the epic down to earth.
Irving's new book "Avenue of Mysteries" introduces a mix of vivid characters into a narrative that combines realism and magic, he told the NewsHour's chief arts and culture correspondent Jeffrey Brown.
The NewsHour's Jeffrey Brown interviews Azar Nafisi, Tom Brokaw, David McCullough and other authors attending the 15th Annual Library of Congress National Book Festival.
How do you choose a favorite muppet? Actor Sonia Manzano, who has played Maria on Sesame Street for more than 40 years, has some thoughts.
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