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Elizabeth Flock is an independent journalist who reports on justice and gender. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
It is common in the U.S. for drivers to lose a license for reckless driving or driving while under the influence. In New Mexico, which has one of the highest poverty and unemployment rates in the country, licenses may also…
On a cold, rainy day in early 2019, Frank Cobb was working at a Google data center in Bridgeport, a small town in northeast Alabama, when his color was called. That meant he had to leave his job to take…
Author Madeline Miller reimagined a reviled minor goddess from the "Odyssey" into a powerful figure who finds herself through hard work and dedication.
Before she was the author of the best-selling novel "Circe," Miller believed that she had to write around the clock. Now, she says, “Discipline is important, but so is taking a breath and looking around."…
Madeline Miller's "Circe," which reimagines the story of a minor goddess from the Odyssey, is our December book club pick.
The novel that reimagines the story of Circe, a lesser-known and yet much-reviled goddess and witch from the Greek epic poem "The Odyssey."…
Our November pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club is Richard Powers’ “The Overstory.” Become a member of the Now Read This book club by joining our Facebook group, or by signing up to our newsletter.
“In my day-to-day life, I often take the trees around me for granted."…
“This film is about humanity,” Christopher said. “I don’t see movies anymore that are just centered on people, and the so-called small problems that we all have.”…
The American chestnut tree, once the dominant tree throughout much of the Eastern United States, bore richly nutritious and sweet-tasting nuts before it was almost entirely wiped out.
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