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'The Fire This Time': A New Generation Of Writers On Race In America

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'Reaped' Is A Reminder That No One Is Promised Tomorrow

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New Memoir Recounts Black Lives 'Reaped' Too Young

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Jesmyn Ward, winner of the National Book Award for Fiction for her book Salvage the Bones, poses at the National Book Awards Wednesday night. Tina Fineberg/AP hide caption

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Listen to Jaimy Gordon read from 'Lord of Misrule'

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