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First Read: Fear of Flying, by Erica Jong

Jong's ferocious take on female sexuality, independence, and infidelity is still striking to new readers, 45 years after it was first published.

By Carolyn Cox

When Books Aren’t Enough: How a Teacher Tries to Make Sense of School Shootings

In the wake of the Parkland shooting, a creative writing instructor reflects on the very real fear that bullets have replaced books.

By BookTrib

Biloxi Blues: School District in Mississippi Bans To Kill a Mockingbird

In light of the recent ban on Harper Lee's classic, one writer reflects on the history of racism and "To Kill a Mockingbird" in the South.

By BookTrib

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