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9 First-Person Perspectives Give Voice To 'The Other Americans'

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'What Doesn't Kill You' Navigates The Challenges Of Existing While Black

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Remembering Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet W. S. Merwin

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Chief Justice John Roberts attends the 37th Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center on Dec. 7, 2014, in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'High Heel' Muses On Beauty, Power — And Stilettos

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Delbanco Writes About Americans' Complicity With Slavery In His Latest Book

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The 2019 Whiting Award recipients (clockwise from top left): poet Kayleb Rae Candrilli, poet Tyree Daye, novelist Hernan Diaz, playwright Michael R. Jackson, fiction writer Terese Marie Mailhot, nonfiction writer Nadia Owusu, playwright Lauren Yee, poet Vanessa Angelica Villarreal, novelist Merrit Tierce and fiction writer Nafissa Thompson-Spires. Courtesy of the Whiting Foundation hide caption

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The writer Lawrence Ferlinghetti, pictured here in Berlin in 2004, will turn 100 years old this weekend. Gezett/ullstein bild/Getty Images hide caption

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A Lost 'Little Boy' Nears 100: Poet And Publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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