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Novelist Nic Stone speaks at Augusta University about writing, literature and humanity



New York Times best-selling young adult author Nic Stone had plenty to say about writing inspirations, banned books and the power of literature to foster empathy at her talk at Augusta University on Tuesday afternoon. Mostly, however, she spoke about being human.

“We’re physically messy, from a ...

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  1. You can tell from the photo, just how many local people care whether or not her book is a best NYT bestseller. That is not what local kids need to be reading in school, nothing wrong with checking it out at the local library, or buying at the book store, just not in the schools.

  2. Here we go again, spewing racism when it’s not happening on a wide spread basis. If anything, it’s reverse racism. It’s also telling black people they can’t think for themselves and have to depend on the federal government to protect them.

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