When Dr. Vanessa Grubbs fell in love with a man whose kidneys were failing, he’d been waiting for a transplant for years. Her book explores the ways racial inequity is embedded in the system. (Image credit: Courtesy of Vanessa Grubb)
A look at the career of the Grammy- and Tony-winning singer-songwriter and activist
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Anne Helen Petersen’s new book is a thoughtful consideration of several public women — from Nicki Minaj to Hillary Clinton — who’ve run up against the invisible expectations our culture has of them. (Image credit: Jessica Diaz-Hurtado/NPR)
In The End of Eddy, French author Edouard Louis writes about his experience growing up gay and abused in industrial France. He speaks to NPR’s Melissa Block.
Don Winslow’s new novel is packed with crooked cops and crookeder crooks, all defending their territories and trying to maintain a status quo where everyone earns, everyone eats and no wars break out. (Image credit: Liam James Doyle/NPR)