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A collage of covers for Shruti Swamy’s "The Archer," the third edition of Angela Davis' Autobiography, and Rabih Alameddine's "The Wrong End of the Telescope."

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An Afghan Author on Losing Her Homeland—For the Second Time

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Sainte Rose de Lima Catholic Church in Maniche, Haiti, severely damaged in the recent earthquake.

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Protestors march to City Hall during the Third Annual Women's March in downtown LA, January 2019.

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50 years ago, Dr. Seuss issued dire warnings about environmental destruction, via 'The Lorax'.

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