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Fresh Air for June 24, 2017

Roxane Gay is a novelist and short story writer. Her previous books include Bad Feminist, Difficult Women and An Untamed State. She teaches English at Purdue University. Jay Grabiec/HarperCollins hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Roxane Gay And Sherman Alexie

Fresh Air Weekend: Roxane Gay And Sherman Alexie

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The Cheyenne Mountain Complex was completed in the mid-1960s. The tunnels extend thousands of feet into Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado Springs, Colo. Courtesy Simon & Schuster hide caption

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In The Event Of Attack, Here's How The Government Plans 'To Save Itself'

In The Event Of Attack, Here's How The Government Plans 'To Save Itself'

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Fresh Air for June 20, 2017

"When you tell the truth, it's naturally going to offend people afraid of the truth, afraid of what the truth might force them to do," says writer Sherman Alexie. Lee Towndrow/Little, Brown and Company hide caption

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Sherman Alexie Says He's Been 'Indian Du Jour' For A 'Very Long Day'

Sherman Alexie Says He's Been 'Indian Du Jour' For A 'Very Long Day'

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