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Dinaw Mengestu; NEA; Big Read; Housekeeping; Marilynne Robinson; The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears; Goddard Riverside Community Center; Washington

In late January, author Dinaw Mengestu spoke at New York City's Bernie Wohl Center as part of the Goddard Riverside Community Center's Big Read kick-off event. We've excerpted a piece of a longer conversation with host Cary Barbor, where Mengestu delves into the importance of melancholy...