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Andrew Limbong

Reporter, Arts Desk, and Host, NPR's Book of the Day

Andrew Limbong is a reporter for NPR's Arts Desk, where he does pieces on anything remotely related to arts or culture, from streamers looking for mental health on Twitch to Britney Spears' fight over her conservatorship. He's also covered the near collapse of the live music industry during the coronavirus pandemic. He's the host of NPR's Book of the Day podcast and a frequent host on Life Kit.

He started at NPR in 2011 as an intern for All Things Considered, and was a producer and director for Tell Me More.

Originally from Brooklyn and a graduate of SUNY New Paltz, he previously worked at ShopRite.

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Activision Blizzard is behind such successful franchises as Call of Duty and Candy Crush. It is being acquired by Microsoft. Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto/Getty Images hide caption

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Microsoft set to acquire the gaming company Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion

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A small studio has become the first video game company to unionize in North America

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22 tips for 2022: If you're feeling flirty, try giving someone your number

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Bob Saget pushed boundaries in his stand-up shows

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Some of the artists from journalist Ian Urbina's music project say they were misled

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Remembering rapper Drakeo the Ruler, fatally stabbed at a Los Angeles music festival

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We answered your questions on safety, loneliness and anxiety during the holidays

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Prolific author, critic and activist bell hooks dies at 69

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The Lovely Bones author Alice Sebold said in her statement, "I will continue to struggle with the role that I unwittingly played within a system that sent an innocent man to jail." TINA FINEBERG/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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The pandemic was a major blow to the museum's budget. But this historic gift will allow it to expand its collection of modern and contemporary art. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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