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Millions Of Book Club Readers, 140 Characters

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Danielle Steele Pens Personal Book About 'Big Girl'

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Song of Myself was included in Walt Whitman's major work, Leaves of Grass. Whitman paid for the publication of the first edition himself. Three Lions/Getty Images hide caption

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Robert Hass: On Whitman's 'Song Of Myself'

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James Wilkinson rose to the rank of brigadier general during the Revolutionary War, and after a break from military service was commissioned a major general in the War of 1812. Walker & Company hide caption

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The Man Who Double-Crossed The Founders

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Deconstructing 'Myths About Suicide'

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'Hellhound' Trails King Assassin James Earl Ray

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Lange's "Migrant Mother" is one of her most famous photographs. Dorothea Lange/Courtesy of the Library of Congress hide caption

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Dorothea Lange: Drawing Beauty Out Of Desolation

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Three Books To Get You Out Of A Political Wilderness

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Islamic Feminists Transforming Middle East

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