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Enduring Dystopias
We have always been drawn to the worst-case scenario in fiction, as evidenced by the resurgence of "The Handmaid's Tale" and others. But why? Research sheds some light. Read now
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This Man Embodies A Thousand Years Of West African Oral History
Watch (or read) Audible high school intern N'Kaela Webster's interview with world-famous griot Alhaji Papa Susso, and see him perform one of his songs. Read now
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The Dazzlingly Different Worlds Of Chinese Vs. Asian-American Sci-Fi
China's sci-fi authors aren't like their Asian-American counterparts--except that both are racking up awards and serious fans. Read now
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In Search Of Kopfkino: Writing To Be Heard
David Hewson, author of "Romeo and Juliet: A Novel," explains how he writes for the audio format, a distinct craft that's gaining value among novelists. Read now
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John Scalzi: Writing For Audio Made Me A Better Writer, Period
Cut dialogue tags and consider the narrator -- tips from the Hugo Award-winning author of Audible Studios' "The Dispatcher." Read now
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Hear Richard Armitage On The Romeo And Juliet You Didn't Know
Shakespeare wasn't the first to tell the story of the star-cross'd lovers nor was he the last. David Hewson's new novel, written exclusively for audio, puts a different spin on the tale -- with help from this honey-voiced actor. Read now
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Roxane Gay Talks To Brit Bennett About Her Compelling Debut Novel 'The Mothers'
The author talks about creating a sense of place that is both specific and universal, writing against stereotypes, and striving toward empathy. Read now