With the focus on the primary race, we decided to do a little digging to find out what sets this state apart from the other 49.
Writer Danny Heitman says literature can be a source of comfort after a national tragedy like the Boston Marathon bombings.
“I think at times like this, it is useful to connect with literature,” Heitman, columnist for The Advocate in Baton Rouge, La., told Here & Now’s Robin Young. “Literature does restore us to that wellspring of narrative that is so important for us to understand who we are and what we can be.” Heitman said.
He recommends five books that provide solace:
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