BOOKS

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Breaking the Comic Ceiling: Female Arab Graphic Novelists Make a Mark

A growing band of Arab women is shaping the future of the region's comic book industry, defying odds like their characters do.

Into the Head of Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson's interest in the cosmos carried him galaxies beyond the New York City of his youth.

Keeping Up With Sarah Jakes Roberts

Sarah Jakes Roberts experienced setbacks early in life but she's overcome them … all.

Indian Americans: The New Voices Bringing Diversity to Food Writing

They’re emerging as fresh voices in the white world of food writing.

OZY TV

The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

12 Crazy True Stories About Children’s Authors

Read on to learn about their strange obsessions and dastardly deeds, but be warned — this is no fairy tale!.

The Mild-Mannered Poet Who Championed James Bond

William Plomer’s friendship with Ian Fleming sparked a flashy literary legacy.

Simon Sinek Says: Go Forth and Be Fantastic!

In this edition of “The Carlos Watson Show,” Simon Sinek dropped in to dish on his specialty: what becomes a leader most.

Bethenny Frankel Reveals Why She’s an ‘Animal’

On the latest episode of “The Carlos Watson Show, multi-hyphenate threat Bethenny Frankel hits her hustle stride.

Roxane Gay on Global Racism and Whether She’ll Hold Her Nose and Vote for Biden

The literary legend joined “The Carlos Watson Show” to share her pointed and personal thoughts.

Listen to 'Flashback': The Freak Bicycle Accident Behind a Children’s Classic

Ludwig Bemelmans rode his bike down the wrong side of the road and into literary history when he dreamed up the beloved children’s book Madeline.

OZY PODCAST

The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

What Was Malcolm Gladwell’s Tipping Point?

Gladwell, who has become one of America’s foremost public intellectuals, bares all on the latest episode of “The Carlos Watson Show.

Get Yer YA, YA's Out: The Best Young Adult Reads for Not-So-Young Adults

OZY on the best YA books for adults to read, focusing on diversity, smart storytelling and Dave Matthews, because: Why not?.

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