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‘Bone-head’ lawmakers in South Carolina try to censor books with gay-friendly themes

Writers across America are uniting against what the Pulitzer prize-winning authors Richard Ford and Junot Díaz called the “bone-heads in the South Carolina legislature” and “flat-out hate masquerading as concern for ‘public sensibility’” after politicians looked to strip funding from two colleges as punishment for teaching books with gay-friendly themes.…

Stephen Colbert to return after leave of absence

Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert will return to the airwaves Monday evening after a studden leave of absence last week, according to The New York Times. A spokesperson for the network said that Colbert will resume production of new episodes, with novelist Ann Patchett scheduled as a guest for Monday’s…