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Anthology Based On The 1619 Project Has 87 Audiobook Narrators

Developed by Nikole Hannah-Jones The New York Times Magazine’s The 1619 Project is a long-form journalism project examining the long shadow of American slavery. Set to release in February, there is also an anthology edited by Keisha N. Blain (Set the World on Fire) and Ibram X. Kendi (Stamped From The Beginning): Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019. And the anthology, which has 90 contributing writers, also has an amazing cast of narrators for the audiobook, which will include 87 voices!

2021 Edgar Allan Poe Award Nominations

Mystery readers can certainly find their next great armchair read on the 2021 Edgar Allan Poe Award Nominations list. If you like a trilogy, and want to travel to Italy: The Sleeping Nymph by Ilaria Tuti. Maybe you want a historical mystery set in a time you rarely read about (1800, Joseon): The Silence of Bones by June Hur. There’s literary mystery (Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line by Deepa Anappara), a book for Sherlock Holmes fans (Murder in Old Bombay by Nev March), British mystery (Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman), a great thriller set on a reservation (Winter Counts by David Heska Wanbli Weiden), and even a GBBO meets social justice middle grade mystery (From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae Marks). Just give them all awards!

Tarana Burke And Brené Brown Edited An Anthology

And here’s the pre-buy button we all ran to! Activist and founder of the Me Too movement Tarana Burke, and research professor Brené Brown (Dare To Lead; Daring Greatly) have edited an anthology: You Are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience. You can read the intro conversation between Burke and Brown now, and here’s a list of the contributors!

7 Poets Like Amanda Gorman To Watch

If you too were blown away by the 2021 inauguration poem, “The Hill We Climb,” check out these poets like Amanda Gorman.