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Ocean Vuong, bestselling author of “On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous,” talks about writing and inspiration with the L.A. Times Book Club.
Oprah Winfrey is finally addressing the controversy surrounding her latest book club pick, “American Dirt,” and promising to take its critics seriously.
A discussion and book signing with “American Dirt” author Jeanine Cummins at Vroman’s in Pasadena has been called off, the latest in a string of cancellations.
Celebrities endorsed ‘American Dirt’ — then the reactions on Twitter turned negative. Cries of appropriation — and barb-wire dinner pieces — spark scorn for book
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