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When The Tide Goes Out, Mudlarks Dig Into The Thames In Search Of History

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'Black Wave' Author Chronicles Cultural, Religious Upheaval In The Middle East

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After Threats, 'American Dirt' Publisher Cancels Author's Tour

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When Institutions Are Used As Stages, People Lose Trust, Book Argues

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'Election Meltdown Is A Real Possibility' In 2020 Presidential Race, Author Warns

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"It's thrilling to see Kwame Alexander and Kadir Nelson's exceptional work recognized by the Caldecott, Newbery, and Coretta Scott King Book Award committees," Cat Onder, senior vice president and publisher of HMH Books for Young Readers, tells NPR of The Undefeated. Kadir Nelson/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide caption

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New Book Presents A 'Secret History' Of Nuclear War Planning In America

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Journalist Joshua Yaffa On New Book, 'Between Two Fires'

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