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Biographer Robert Caro On Fame, Power And 'Working' To Uncover The Truth

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'Women's Work' Delves Into Gender Roles At Home And Relationships With Domestic Help

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After Decades Of Comics, 'Cathy' Cartoonist Found Writing 'So Liberating'

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Noah's Wife Gets A Name In 'Naamah'

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"The first thing you need to know about me is that I am Greg Heffley's best friend," Rowley Jefferson writes in his journal. "I know it says that on the cover but I wanted to mention it in case you missed that part." Jeff Kinney/Amulet Books hide caption

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The Wimpy Kid's Best Friend Gets A Diary Of His Own ... And He's 'Awesome'

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'Charged' Explains How Prosecutors And Plea Bargains Drive Mass Incarceration

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Susan Choi Takes Her Teenagers Seriously

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'Losing Earth' Explores How Oil Industry Played Politics With The Planet's Fate

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Onwuachi cooks in the kitchen of his D.C. restaurant, Kith and Kin. His food encompasses a range of African, Caribbean, African-American and other influences. Noah Fortson/NPR hide caption

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Chef's Memoir Tackles What It's Like To Be Young, Gifted And Black In Fine Dining

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Salvador Dalí Meets The Marx Brothers In 'Giraffes On Horseback Salad'

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Novel Material: Ann Beattie, Voice Of The Boomers, Turns Her Focus To Millennials

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Danny Goldberg and Kurt Cobain attend the 1993 MTV Video Music Awards, at the height of Nirvana's fame. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic/Getty Images hide caption

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Reflecting On Kurt Cobain's 'Crystalline Understanding' 25 Years Later

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The Internet May Be Just As Omniscient As God In 'Kaddish.com'

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Artist Kadir Nelson illustrates Kwame Alexander's poem "The Undefeated" in a new picture book. Kadir Nelson/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide caption

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This Is For 'The Undefeated': A New Picture Book Celebrates Black Brilliance

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Obama Adviser Valerie Jarrett Defends Biden, Talks 2020 In Conversation About Memoir

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'Love Your Enemies' ... And Maaaybe You'll Get Them To Agree With You

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Former secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano prepares to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee in 2013. She has written a new book called How Safe Are We? Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Homeland Security Head Napolitano Says Cybersecurity Should Be A Top Priority

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'Women Talking' Gives A Human Voice To Horror

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