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July 20, 2018

Bringing People Together With Books, In Cleveland And Beyond

A novel idea that started in Cleveland to bringing people together through book clubs. It’s gone global.

At one time, Cleveland was home to the literary greats Langston Hughes and Toni Morrison. But a new wave of artists in Cleveland is making sure a rich literary tradition continues. They’ve started book clubs in the workplace, poetry nights at breweries and organizations to help minority youth develop their creative voices. Those ideas are spreading around the world.

This hour, On Point: Novel literary ideas from Cleveland.

Jane Clayson

Listen to the full program at WBUR, On Point.

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