'A Thousand Mirrors' Shows Two Views Of One Long, Brutal War

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This Time It's 'Personal': Lee Child Writes His 19th Jack Reacher Novel

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'Why Not?' David Mitchell On Mixing Fantasy And Reality In 'Bone Clocks'

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Singer Ian Curtis on stage in 1980 with Joy Division, whose song "Transmission" is among those explored in Greil Marcus' book The History of Rock 'N' Roll in Ten Songs. Rob Verhorst/Redferns hide caption

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The Other Rock History

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Francisco Antolin, the driver and co-founder of Tell A Story, speaks to a couple of Danish tourists who purchased some books from his mobile bookstore. The converted van travels around Lisbon and sells translations of Portuguese literature. Laura Secorun Palet/Ozy.com hide caption

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If These Shorts Could Talk ... New Book Tells 'Worn Stories'

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Rapper Prodigy, shown above performing in New York City, published his debut novel, H.N.I.C., in 2013. Mike Lawrie/Getty Images hide caption

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Hip-Hop In Print: Brooklyn Publisher Looks To 'Reverse Gentrify' Literature

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In An Earthquake, History Fuels One Writer's Anxiety

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Florida-Grown Fiction: Hiaasen Satirizes The Sunshine State

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John Waters Hitchhikes Across America, And Lives To Write About It

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Rep. Ryan Calls For 'Culture Of Inclusion' To Tackle Poverty

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What's A Writer Gotta Do To Get A Little Health Care Around Here?

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