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Poet Mark Doty Pays Tribute To Walt Whitman In His New Book

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Dorothea Lange, Migratory Cotton Picker, Eloy, Arizona (1940). During many of Lange's portraits she would talk for a while with her subjects, recording their speech patterns and getting to know their perspectives on life. Dorothea Lange/Courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art, New York hide caption

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'A Community Of Desperation' Finding Sympathy And Solidarity In Dorothea Lange

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Pandemics like the coronavirus "serve like looking glasses" that reflect society's vulnerabilities, author and Yale medical historian Frank Snowden says. Agence Photographique BSIP/Getty Images hide caption

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Medical Historian Says Pandemics Are 'Looking Glasses' For Societies

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San Francisco's California Street, usually filled with cable cars, is seen empty on March 18, 2020, after residents were ordered to shelter in place in an effort to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Author Lawrence Wright's new novel imagines a mysterious virus that sweeps the globe. "All I'm doing is examining the world that we live in and extrapolating where it might go," he says. Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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This Is 'Creepy': Lawrence Wright Wishes His Pandemic Novel Had Gotten It Wrong

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A 'Home Baked' Childhood: When The Family Business Is Marijuana Brownies

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American Poet Leah Naomi Green Releases Her First Book

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Coronavirus Reading: Jia Tolentino Suggests A Book

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'A Poet Is Quite Prepared For A Pandemic,' Says 'Ledger' Author Jane Hirshfield

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'How To Feed A Dictator' Spills The Beans On 5 Strongmen

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A Little Girl Didn't Like Her 'Bedtime Bonnet,' So Mom Wrote A Book To Help

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