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'Cameraperson' Captures A Filmmaker's Memoir Through Snippets Of Her Subjects

Kirsten Johnson has spent a quarter of a century as a documentary filmmaker. She joins NPR's Rachel Martin to talk about her own documentary that tells the story of her life behind the camera.
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This Hearty Stew Is A One-Pot Lesson In Grenada's History

Just about every ingredient in oil down reflects Grenada's cultural melting pot: from the callaloo greens cultivated by early Amerindians inhabitants to the turmeric brought by South Asian immigrants.
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Actress And Broadway Star Kristin Chenoweth Plays Not My Job

We've invited Chenoweth, who is 4 feet 11 inches, to answer three questions about 6-foot-1 model and actress Brigitte Nielsen.
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'Missy Piggle-Wiggle' Brings Magical Cures To The Modern World

60 years ago, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle cured your parenting problems with Leadership Pills, well-mannered pigs and Ignorance Tonic. Now, her niece Missy takes up the mantle in a new series of books.
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Non-Politicians Talking Politics: Author Victor Davis Hanson On 2016 Election

Victor Davis Hanson, "Carnage and Culture" author and a senior fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution, talks politics with Scott Simon. He calls the election cycle a continuation of populist outrage.
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Teddy Wayne's 'Loner' Paints A Chilling Study Of The Effects Of 'Toxic Masculinity'

Teddy Wayne's talks to NPR's Scott Simon about his new novel, a study of a young man who stalks a woman at Harvard University.
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Thinking Of Leaving Home? Here's A Bit Of Advice From Young Adult Authors

Starting that next chapter can be difficult in any young person's life. And YA writers know it well. Sandra Cisneros, Jacqueline Woodson, Tamora Pierce and Jason Reynolds offer some words of wisdom.
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Seeing A Mother's Alzheimer's As A Time Of Healing And Magic

Dana Walrath used her skills as an artist and medical anthropologist to chronicle her mother's final years with dementia. The process helped her see beyond the loss and embrace the moment.
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Savannah Mourns Lady Chablis From 'Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil'

The 1994 best selling book Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil introduced the world to many of the eccentric characters in Savannah, Ga. Perhaps none was more popular than Lady Chablis, who also played herself in the movie. The transgender performer died this week and her hometown is remembering her.
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Margaret Atwood: 'I Finally Got To Do My Cat With Wings'

As a child, Atwood loved drawing flying cats. Now, nearly 70 years later, Atwood's dream has been realized in a graphic novel called Angel Catbird. "I'm very fond of him," she says.

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