In this week’s edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Facebook’s about-face on React.js licensing, Oath open sourcing Vespa, and more. Open source news roundup for September 17-30, 2017 read more
Emily Nunn’s sharp memoir chronicles an epic road trip she took in search of comfort — culinary and otherwise — after losing her job, her brother and her fiance and a descent into alcoholism. (Image credit: )
Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor of the Reduced Shakespeare Company tell NPR’s Scott Simon about their book, Pop-Up Shakespeare, and how Shakespeare’s plays are kind of like Looney Tunes.
Russian-American journalist Masha Gessen talks with Scott Simon about how Russia went from communism back to authoritarianism without a stop at democracy in her new book, “The Future Is History.”
NPR’s Scott Simon talks with opera singer Charity Tillemann-Dick, whose new memoir chronicles her double lung transplant, her recovery and how it feels to sing with someone else’s lungs. (Image credit: John Armato/Courtesy of the artist)
George Moses Horton published a book of poetry in 1829, when he was still a slave in North Carolina. Now, a new essay by Horton has been discovered, outlining some of his political thoughts. (Image credit: New York Public Library)