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October 16, 2018 | NPR · For the first time, a writer from Northern Ireland has won the prestigious award. The story draws on Burns’ own experiences during “the troubles.”
 

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October 16, 2018 | NPR · He was best known as a legal pimp whose business was profiled on a reality TV show that aired on HBO. He had recently turned to politics, running for state assembly in Nevada.
 

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October 16, 2018 | NPR · Saudia Arabia has long seen its role as keeping the turbulent Gulf region steady and calm. But under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom has become far more aggressive.
 

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October 16, 2018 | FA · Jarrett J. Krosoczka was raised by his grandparents. The author and illustrator says he got a lot of practice telling stories as a kid — “making up excuses for where my biological parents were.”
 

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October 16, 2018 | NPR · French artist Sophie Calle’s cat died in 2014. To mourn him, Calle asked dozens of musicians — including Michael Stipe, The National and Jarvis Cocker — to memorialize him.
 

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October 16, 2018 | NPR · The author of Man Booker Prize finalist Washington Black began her new book on a plantation in 1830s Barbados. “I really have no idea where my story is going at the outset of it,” she says.
 

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October 16, 2018 | NPR · The Augusta-born soul singer’s ballads, floor-burners and soaring motivational anthems took the might of Motown’s peak and sharpened it to fight the impossible.
 

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October 16, 2018 | NPR · French artist Sophie Calle’s cat died in 2014. To mourn him, Calle asked dozens of musicians — including Michael Stipe, The National and Jarvis Cocker — to memorialize him.
 

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October 16, 2018 | NPR · The first single from Twain’s New Miami Sound EP shines in the face of heartache, and thanks life for the lesson.
 

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