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The War Stories of Evacuated Children
Eighty years ago, in September 1939, Operation Pied Piper—a World War II effort to evacuate Britain’s most vulnerable citizens from areas deemed most vulnerable to German attack—was put into effect. In the first three days alone, 1.5 million people, most of them children, left their homes.
September 28, 2019
James Baldwin’s Harlem Through a Child’s Eyes
In 1976, James Baldwin released what is perhaps his most novel—and most often forgotten—book: Little Man, Little Man, a curious, hybrid-genre composition without precedent in his body of work. It was rediscovered in 1996 at Yale’s Beinecke Library, and republished last year.
January 3, 2019
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