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| March 20, 2015
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| March 13, 2015

Legendary writer, Maya Angelou has died. She was 86.

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Legendary author Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86 in North Carolina. To read more, click on the link below.

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| January 17, 2014

An open letter and challenge to David Gilmour (from a woman writer)

Dear David Gilmour,

As a woman writer I'd like to say thank you.

No, honestly, thank you.

Thank you for being privileged enough, culturally tone-deaf enough, and even just plain stupid enough to say that you don't love women writers enough to teach their works in your class. Thank you for saying what so many other male professors think but are afraid to admit. Thank you for opening up this huge fucking can of worms that most people are happy enough to pretend doesn't even exist.

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| September 26, 2013
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Book: Red Girl Rat Boy

September 24, 2013
| Author Cynthia Flood has just come out with a new collection of short stories. The stories range from left-wing life in Vancouver in the 1970s to the personal politics that exist within families.
Length: 16:33 minutes (15.16 MB)
Redeye

Carmen Rodriguez and Carmen Aguirre on the anniversary of the coup in Chile

September 24, 2013
| This year marked the 40th anniversary of the overthrow of President Salvador Allende. Augusto Pinochet ruled Chile for the next 15 years with a brutality that saw many thousands imprisoned or killed.
Length: 48:41 minutes (44.57 MB)
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Author reading: Cathi Bond's Night Town

July 5, 2013
| Cathi Bond presents the first reading in a series from her new novel Night Town.
Length: 11:01 minutes (10.16 MB)
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What I talk about when I talk about Haruki Murakami

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"There is a wise saying that goes like this: A real gentleman never discusses women he's broken up with or how much tax he's paid."

- Haruki Murakami

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