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This Halloween, Get Your Frightening Fix in a Flash

English Professor Contributes to New Book of Tiny Narrative Nightmares

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How Random ‘Fortunate Events’ Led to Us All

Biology Professor’s New Book Examines Unlikely Chain of Chance

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N.K. Jemisin M.Ed. ’97 portrait

Alum Known for Novels of Distant Future Earns MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’

Through Speculative Fiction, Lauded Author N.K. Jemisin M.Ed. ’97 Turns Lens on Present-day Inequality

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Weapons of Math Destruction book covers

A ‘First’ Look at the Discriminatory Impact of Mathematical Models

2020-21 First Year Book Explores Biases, Threats of Computerized Algorithms

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Kim Johnson M.Ed. ’03 and "This Is My America" book

Whose America?

Alum’s Debut Mystery Novel Examines Racial Equity in Legal System

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Terps Elizabeth Acevedo MFA ’15 (top), Jason Reynolds ’05 (middle) and Roseanne A. Brown ’17 (at bottom), all had books last week in New York Times’ list of bestselling hardcover books for young adults

A Happy Ending for 3 Terp Authors

Alums Simultaneously Have New York Times Bestsellers With Young Adult Books

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Collage of book covers, including "The New Jim Crow," "Daring Greatly," "Stamped From the Beginning," "Dog Whistle Politics" and " White Fragility"

Page Turners for the Times

Want to Learn More About Opposing Systemic Racism? VP for Diversity and Inclusion Shares 5 Recommendations

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Superheroes Club and Superheroes Club 2: A Celebration of Uniqueness book covers

A (Super)Heroic Venture

Alum’s Children’s Books Empower Readers to Do Good

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Reading and Righting

Libraries’ Black History Month Event Celebrates Great Writers

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Soaring Into Scientific Storytelling

Terp NASA Employee Turned Children’s Author Publishes Picture Book About Female Airplane Designer

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Reginald Dwayne Betts

A Life of Sentences

Alum Reginald Dwayne Betts’ Time in Prison Led to a Life in Books—and the Law

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Collage of book covers, including With the Fire on High, Hurry Up and Relax, Felon, An Anonymous Girl, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball, The Capital of Basketball and more

Season’s Readings

15 Terp Titles for the Book Lovers on Your List

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