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John Maher

  1. close reads
    Steven Universe: The Movie Is All About Doing the WorkLike the beloved series that precedes it, the movie is a beautiful, ambitious users’ manual for those learning to love themselves and others.
  2. profile
    Kristen Arnett, Queer Meme Master, Does Not Want to Explain Ravioli to YouThe internet’s favorite librarian talks about her debut novel, Mostly Dead Things.
  3. kids these days
    For the Country’s Best Teen Poets, Poetry Is ActivismHonorees of the National Student Poets Program, threatened under Trump, fight for the personal and political power of verse.
  4. money
    Michelle Obama Memoir Continues to Steamroll Every Other Book Released This YearAnd more tour dates were added.
  5. on the books
    Did Michelle Obama Really Sell 2 Million Books in 15 Days? An Investigation.The former First Lady’s book is already this year’s biggest seller. But how do we know the exact numbers?