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Loving Day

by Mat Johnson

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After he inherits a roofless, half-renovated mansion in black Philadelphia, and subsequently discovers a daughter he never knew he had, Warren Duffy and his daughter search for a new life as they struggle with an unwanted house and its ghosts, fall in with a utopian mixed-race cult and inspire a riot on Loving Day, the unsung holiday that celebrates interracial love.

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Writer Mat Johnson On 'Loving Day' And Life As A 'Black Boy' Who Looks White

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Lots of colleges have these reading programs; some are just for freshmen, and for others, the entire campus or local community joins in. The idea is that books will stir discussion — and unite a class or campus around a topic. Photo Illustration by Ruby Wallau/NPR hide caption

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Mat Johnson On 'Loving Day' And Life As A 'Black Boy' Who Looks White

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Mat Johnson is the author of Pym, Drop, Hunting in Harlem and The Great Negro Plot as well as several graphic novels including Incognegro, Dark Rain and Right State. Meera Bowman Johnson hide caption

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Novelist Mat Johnson Explores The 'Optical Illusion' Of Being Biracial

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