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'The Ballad Of Black Tom' Offers A Tribute And Critique Of Lovecraft

Growing up, Victor LaValle loved reading the horror stories of H.P. Lovecraft. It wasn't until later that LaValle recognized the racism in Lovecraft's work and felt the need to respond.

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Other segments from the episode on February 29, 2016

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 29, 2016: Interview with Nancy Jo Sales; interview with Victor Lavalle.

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