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The book is loosely structured around the fictional life story of Stephen Colbert as he appears on The Colbert Report. 800-596-0710Mon-Fri, 8am-7pm Central Time. Its glories, to quote Walt Whitman, are ‘strung like beads on my smallest sights and hearings.’ Read it and feel renewed.”, – —BENJAMIN ANASTAS, author of An Underachiever’s Diary and Too Good to be True, “Hooray for the warty, flawed, wondrously and painfully nuanced life experience that is America!
A provocative, unprecedented anthology featuring original short stories on what it means to be an American from thirty bestselling and award-winning authors with an introduction by Pulitzer Prize–winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen: “This chorus of brilliant voices articulating the shape and texture of contemporary America makes for necessary reading” (Lauren Groff, author of Fates and Furies). With their help, we’ve created two all-time lists of classics: 100 Best Young-Adult Books and 100 Best Children’s Books. Shop Now. Transcendent, urgent, and ultimately hopeful, It Occurs to Me That I Am America takes back the narrative of what it means to be an American in the 21st century. and St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves, “If literature is ‘news that stays news’, how often do we get to see it blaze out like this, as an audacious rebuke to the headlines? Author Carole Lander / Illustrator Michele Moore. LPA is committed to providing a database of links that is accurate, up to date and comprehensive. In one the main character is a little person; in the other the child is a wheelchair user. Best children’s books for baby/toddler: Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown $5.00. Plus, receive recommendations and exclusive offers on all of your favorite books and authors from Simon & Schuster. Reading and looking at their work we have reason to take heart and fight harder when the stakes could hardly be higher.”, – —ROBERT STORR, Professor, Yale University, “I can't think of a better act of #resistance than an anthology that brings together some of America's fiercest fiction writers and visual artists to reclaim our country—and our flag—from the fever dream of Trumpism.
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The writers and artists in this anthology represent a wide spectrum of views but each speaks for and to our better nature and to a vision of the United States in which all can thrive in a moment of crisis when others seek to reduce us to the worst possible, most exclusive view of our collective capacities. Neil Gaiman is an award-winning author of books, graphic novels, short stories, and films for all ages.
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Born in the UK, he now lives in the United States. © 2020 Simon & Schuster, Inc. All rights reserved. But what the best stories do have in common is their faithfulness to the deepest truths, compelling us to see our world as it is now, in all its imperfections, or else showing us what it could look like, redeemed. “On its own, this chorus of brilliant voices articulating the shape and texture of contemporary America makes for necessary reading; that this collection also supports the ACLU, the fiercest and most noble defender of our freedoms, makes it urgent as hell.”, – —LAUREN GROFF, author of Fates and Furies, The Monsters of Templeton, and Arcadia, “At this time in our history, it is imperative that the narratives we put forward illuminate rather than confound, elevate rather than suppress, and embrace rather than isolate.
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Dictated directly into a microcassette recorder over a three-day weekend, this book contains Stephen's most deeply held knee-jerk beliefs on The American Family, Race, Religion, Sex, Sports, and many more topics, conveniently arranged in chapter form.
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