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Parenting Pitfalls: Renegades, Privilege And Putting On The Boxing Gloves

NPR | May 29, 2016 2:31 p.m.

Heather Shumaker and Stephanie Land are two parenting writers with different ideas about how class and conventional wisdom shape the modern view of parenting.

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Chef Eddie Huang On Cultural Identity And 'Intestine Sticky Rice Hot Dog'

NPR | May 27, 2016 4:01 p.m.

Huang and his brothers, Evan and Emery, headed to China to reconnect with their culture, to eat lots and lots of food — and to cook. He's documented his travels in his new book, Double Cup Love.

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How Mexican Cuisine Was Doing Fusion 500 Years Ago

NPR | May 25, 2016 2 p.m.

In her new cookbook, Mexican chef Pati Jinich explores the many cultures — from Africans to Chinese to French to Lebanese and more — who left their culinary imprint on her native country's cuisine.

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On The Ever-Present Trauma Of Rape: 'You Are Not Alone. Don't Give Up'

NPR | May 24, 2016 12:05 p.m.

More than 30 years after he says he was raped by a priest, Raymond Douglas wrote about his trauma. He hopes it will help more male victims to speak up and authorities to better address the issue.

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Filipino Americans: Blending Cultures, Redefining Race

NPR | May 24, 2016 7:28 a.m.

In his book, "The Latinos of Asia," Anthony Christian Ocampo explores how Filipino Americans challenge traditional ideas about race and national identity.

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An Underground Supper Club Where Music Moves The Menu

NPR | May 23, 2016 12:50 p.m.

Philip Gelb once toured with top musicians. Now he's a chef who hosts intimate dinner parties where the entertainment, by innovative world musicians, is as experimental as the ever-changing fare.

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What Does The Goat Man Say? Baa, Maa Or 'I'm Crazy'

NPR | May 22, 2016 4 a.m.

At first he wanted to become an elephant.

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The Delicate Task Of Restoring One Of The World's Oldest Libraries

NPR | May 21, 2016 2:20 p.m.

After a four-year restoration, Morocco is poised to reopen the Qarawiyyin Library, founded more than a millennium ago by a pioneering woman and home to some of the earliest works of Islam.

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'The Vegetarian' Wins Man Booker International Prize For Fiction

NPR | May 17, 2016 5:25 a.m.

South Korean author Han Kang was awarded the prize for her dark novel The Vegetarian at a London ceremony on Monday. She shares the honor with translator Deborah Smith.

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When Being Human Got His Goat, This Designer Became One

NPR | May 16, 2016 noon

To be human is to worry, but "you look at a goat," says Thomas Thwaites, "and it's just ... free." In GoatMan, Thwaites explains how he learned to walk, eat and think like the ruminant.