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'Skin' Uses Tattoos to Make Literary Point

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'Skin' Uses Tattoos to Make Literary Point

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'Skin' Uses Tattoos to Make Literary Point

'Skin' Uses Tattoos to Make Literary Point

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Author Shelley Jackson's new work Skin has a life of its own. Jackson is having people around the world tattoo her words on their own skin. Participants get to read the entire work after meeting some rigid requirements. NPR's Ben Gilbert reports.

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