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Invisibilia: For An Artist, A Room Of His Own Is A Lifesaver

William Kitt was living on the streets, abusing drugs and very sick when Broadway Housing Communities in New York offered him a room. Thirteen years later, he's thriving. His art tells the tale.

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Mislabeled As A Memoirist, Author Asks: Whose Work Gets To Be Journalism?

Suki Kim wrote Without You, There Is No Us after working undercover as a teacher in North Korea. She says the response to her book is also a response to her identity as Korean and a woman.

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'A Little Piece Of Mommy On Earth': The Gifts Their Late Mom Left Behind

Ibukun Owolabi lost his mom when he was just 2 weeks old, so his then-teenage sister, Alice, helped raise him instead. Now a decade later, they recall what she left them: a name and a legacy of love.

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Mislabeled As A Memoirist, Author Asks: Whose Work Gets To Be Journalism?

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