The PEN Ten: An Interview with Diana Marie Delgado
“I think the best writing is where the writer makes the reader uncomfortable, maybe even worried. But the wish to take it back—never.” More
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This op-ed from the @latimes suggests that independent bookstores should be considered essential businesses, like newspapers, media, and magazines, because books themselves are essential to the health of the nation. https://lat.ms/2Ri1pU5