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Learning to fly: how a hospital stay helped Nnedi Okorafor find herself as a writer

Being confined to a bed for months brought isolation and unspeakable pain, but it opened up Nnedi Okorafor’s mind to a universe of characters, ideas and stories.
Posted Jun 2019

The messy, complicated truth about grief

Mourning the loss of a loved one isn’t efficient, compact or logical, says writer Nora McInerny. She explains why.
Posted May 2019

Why you should always thank your barista

Writer A.J. Jacobs was going through life feeling more grumpy than grateful. To start cultivating a thankful attitude, he decided to show some appreciation to the people behind his daily cup of coffee. Here’s what he discovered when he met his barista.
Posted Nov 2018
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