Shirley Mason was the psychiatric patient whose life was portrayed in the 1973 book Sybil. The book and subsequent film caused an enormous spike in reported cases of multiple personality disorder. Mason later admitted she had faked her multiple personalities.

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A Wordless World: The story of Rose, a deaf little girl in Brian Selznick's Wonderstruck, is told primarily in pictures. "We experience [Rose's] story in a way that perhaps might echo the way she experiences her own life," Selznick explains. Brian Selznick/ hide caption

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Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me, the first book on Handler's new imprint for Grand Central Publishing, was released this month. Darren Tieste hide caption

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