One Book, One Philadelphia selects Quiara Alegría Hudes’ “My Broken Language”

This year’s One Book, One Philadelphia selection will provide readers with an up-close look at how an award-winning playwright navigated her childhood growing up in Philadelphia. Quiara Alegría Hudes’ “My Broken Language” was unveiled Wednesday by the Free Library of Philadelphia as the selection for the 20th annual citywide reading initiative promoting literacy and conversation … Read more

What Lois Lowry Remembers | The New Yorker

The title character of Lois Lowry’s most famous novel, “The Giver,” is an old man who guards all of human history and memory. The main character of the book, Jonas, is his student. Jonas’s training involves resisting the prismatic tidal wave of the past—memories of joy and pain, war and suffering—so that his tightly regulated … Read more

Hunter Biden paints his truth

This is true Hunter Biden keeps the light up here for many minutes up the curves of a hill outside Los Angeles, behind gates and past the Secret Service, through the white open house he rents with his wife and young son, away from everything and everyone. It’s on the garage floor where he spends … Read more