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On the Come Up a “Joyful Love Letter” That Challenges Stereotypes

Diversity & Race Angie Thomas

With Angie Thomas’ The Hate U Give second only to her #1 New York Times bestselling sophomore novel On the Come Up, it’s safe to say that this chart-topping author and speaker is no longer on the come up—she’s arrived.

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Want to read more this year? Start with these upcoming books by Lavin speakers—from Angie Thomas’ highly anticipated follow-up to #1 New York Times bestseller The Hate U Give to the final installment of Jared Diamond’s sweeping trilogy on what makes nations thrive, which the Times called “one of...

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