March: Books One and Two are on the curriculum of schools in over 40 states. Nate Powell discusses portraying the life of legendary Congressman John Lewis.
Poet and publisher Dave Torneo discusses the first of six volumes of Karl Ove Knausgård's autobiographical novel, translated from the Norwegian.
In “Not All Poor People are Black And Other Things We Need to Think More About," Indiana author Janet Cheatham Bell interrogates assumptions, including her own.
Nate Powell's latest book is "March: Book One." It was co-written by Representative John Lewis and Andrew Aydin.
"The shorter the story is, the more is at stake with every single word, every single image that you choose, and there’s really no room to take a breather."
"We do not know what the century holds, because it’s never been younger and more urban. What we need to encourage in young people is innovation."
"I wanted to write in proximity to these lives because they are part of my community. So many of their anxieties were anxieties that I shared."
"What does it mean to live? It means to be alive. It means to dance because you can. It means to celebrate."
"Girls should have the ability and the education and the information to make logical choices themselves about what they want to do with their bodies."
"I... listen to NPR every morning, hoping to hear his voice on the radio, so I can go over to the canvas still in the corner of my room and begin to paint."