Embracing the sprawling contradictions of ‘freedom’

Maggie Nelson explores the concept in the realms of art, sex, drugs and the climate crisis. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-10 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Hillary Jordan and Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan on the Freedom of Writing Anonymously

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This Memoir About the Contradictions of Grief Plays by Its Own Rules

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Malcolm X’s Prison Cell Is Transformed Into a Freedom Library

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The Book Biz Learns to Embrace Our Diverse Reality

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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