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This week, Jeff and Rebecca talk about the 2017 VIDA count, Diaz keeping his MIT job, Jimmy Fallon’s book club, ALA removes Laura Ingalls Wilder’s name from its book award, a hero of the week, and much more.


This episode is sponsored by:

The Great Courses Plus


Links discussed in this episode:

MIT keeping Junot Diaz on faculty

2017 VIDA Count

And the BR highlights

ALA removes Laura Ingalls Wilder’s name from award in response to concerns about racism

Jimmy Fallon Show launches book club

Hero of the Week: Teen collects 25,000 books to donate to Cleveland children in need

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