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Connections: Author Bruce Levine on the legacy of Thaddeus Stevens

When it comes to racial justice in the United States, historian Bruce Levine argues that there is one historical figure that is often left out of the...
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Tue, 03/02/2021 - 3:59am
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Rochester and Western New York's favorite books of 2020, part 2

We continue an annual Connections tradition by talking to different community members about their favorite books of the year. This year, we put the...
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Thu, 12/31/2020 - 11:01am
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Rochester and Western New York's favorite books of 2020, part 1

We continue an annual Connections tradition by talking to different community members about their favorite books of the year. This year, we put the...
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Thu, 12/31/2020 - 8:04am
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Connections: Author Leslie C. Youngblood and her new book, "Forever This Summer"

We talk with local author Leslie C. Youngblood about her new book, "Forever This Summer." It's the remarkable sequel to her debut novel, "Love Like Sky....
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Fri, 12/11/2020 - 10:38am
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Connections: What does it mean to be first-generation American in 2020?

"I Was Their American Dream" is a graphic novel by NPR deputy editor Malaka Gharib. Gharib is Egyptian-Filipina-American and grew up with her immigrant...
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Mon, 11/30/2020 - 3:59pm
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Connections: Author Melanie Conroy-Goldman on her debut novel, "The Likely World"

Local author Melanie Conroy-Goldman says there’s always a bit of darkness in a true friendship. That’s certainly true of the characters featured in her...
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Fri, 07/31/2020 - 11:54am
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Connections: Author Sejal Shah on her book, "This Is One Way to Dance"

We're joined by local writer Sejal Shah. Her debut book, "This Is One Way to Dance," is a collection of essays, stories, and poems that explore being...
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Thu, 07/02/2020 - 10:31am
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Connections: Author Alex Sanchez and his new graphic novel, "You Brought Me the Ocean"

Local author Alex Sanchez has a new graphic novel for young adults. "You Brought Me the Ocean" is the story of a teenager struggling to come out as gay....
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Tue, 06/23/2020 - 10:18am
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Connections: Author Joel Stein on his book, "In Defense of Elitism"

Joel Stein is a journalist, author, and political pundit. His new book, "In Defense of Elitism," is a look at why President Trump won the 2016 election....
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Thu, 03/12/2020 - 10:28am
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'Prairie Lotus': Brighton author's new book retells America's Western frontier story

Acclaimed children's author and Brighton resident Linda Sue Park is releasing a new book on March 3. "Prairie Lotus" is the story of Hanna, a half...
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Mon, 03/02/2020 - 6:22am
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