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Diane Scharper teaches poetry and memoir for the Johns Hopkins University Osher Program. She is the author of several books including Radiant, Prayer Poems.

Arts & Culture Poetry
Diane ScharperNovember 15, 2019
Here are several ways to deal with pain
Faith Books
Diane ScharperOctober 15, 2019
In this book, Danny commits lies of omission as he does not tell his sister how much he hates their mother for essentially leaving them to whatever fate throws their way.
Arts & Culture Books
Diane ScharperApril 26, 2019
Sigrid Nunez mines the effect of suicide on family, friends and even the pet dog in her National Book Award winner, The Friend.
Arts & Culture Books
Diane ScharperMay 04, 2018
Michael Ondaatje's new novel blends elements of John le Carré and Joseph Conrad.
Arts & Culture Books
Diane ScharperNovember 01, 2017
Daniel Berrigan, S.J., went from a poet to an activist, and turned activism into poetry.
Arts & Culture Books
Diane ScharperJune 09, 2017
Diane Scharper reviews "There Your Heart Lies" by Mary Gordon.
Arts & Culture Books
Diane ScharperOctober 12, 2016
McFarlane says that she is “drawn to moments when people do things that are mysterious even to themselves.” The best-realized stories here are charged with these moments.
Books
Diane ScharperMay 03, 2016
'What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours,' by Helen Oyeyemi
Books
Diane ScharperSeptember 02, 2015
'In the Country,' by Mia Alvar
Books
Diane ScharperNovember 25, 2014
'The Narrow Road to the Deep North,' by Richard Flanagan