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David Shields


David Shields is the author of 12 books, including Reality Hunger: A Manifesto, which was named one of the best books of 2010 by more than 30 publications.

His other books include The Thing About Life is That One Day You’ll Be Dead, a New York Times bestseller, Black Planet: Facing Race during an NBA Season, Remote: Reflections on Life in the Shadow of Celebrity and Dead Languages: A Novel.

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