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Celebrate Short Story Month with Vintage Shorts

In celebration of Short Story Month, Vintage Shorts, an ebook program of Vintage Books and Anchor Books, is adding two new original works to its Vintage Shorts Short Story Month Selections.

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White Tears Playlist

White Tears by Hari Kunzru is a ghost story, a terrifying murder mystery, a timely meditation on race, and a love letter to all the forgotten geniuses of American music and Delta …

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Bleaker House Twitter Story Sweepstakes

  Trying to write your first novel but life keeps getting in the way? Writing can be bleak sometimes. Start with an easier prompt: submit your #bleaker Twitter story—a story …

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Vintage Shorts Wellness Selections

Vintage Shorts, an ebook program of Vintage Books & Anchor Books, is pleased to present Vintage Shorts Wellness Selections, a well-rounded collection of advice and reflection on healthy living.

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On a Personal Note: The Introduction to James Baldwin’s I Am Not Your Negro by Raoul Peck

On a Personal Note: The Introduction to James Baldwin’s I Am Not Your Negro by Raoul Peck

I started reading James Baldwin when I was a fifteen-year-old boy in search of rational explanations for the contradic­tions I was confronting in my already nomadic life, which would take me from Haiti to Congo to France to Germany and to the United States of America.

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Vintage Shorts Political Selections

Vintage Shorts is pleased to present Vintage Shorts Political Selections, a collection of essential pieces for politics junkies that spotlight the outstanding tradition of American political writing.

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The Mysteries of Influence: A Note from the Author of Negroland

The Mysteries of Influence: A Note from the Author of Negroland

Born in 1947 into elite black society in Chicago, Margo Jefferson spent most of her life among the black aristocracy. In her memoir, Negroland, Jefferson gives us an inside look …

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Patti Smith on Loving Books

Patti Smith on Loving Books

“I love books, and I love what the hand of mankind produces, whether painting or music, opera. I just think it’s wonderful that we have that in our life,” says Patti Smith in an interview with PBS NewsHour as she discusses her latest book, M Train.

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7 Books to Feed Your Olympics Fervor

These books celebrate all of the things you love about sports, from inspirational memoirs to insightful looks at athletes as icons.

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The Foxfire Americana Library

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Foxfire with Vintage Shorts and The Foxfire Americana Library. For fifty years, the Foxfire Fund has preserved and fostered Appalachian culture through their bestselling series …

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