Lynn Neary Lynn Neary is an NPR arts correspondent and a frequent guest host often heard on Morning Edition and Weekend Edition.

Roseanne Roseannadanna (Gilda Radner) with Jane Curtin in 1979. Edie Baskin/Taschen hide caption

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See What 'Saturday Night Live' Looks Like The Rest Of The Week

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Author Harper Lee attends a ceremony in Montgomery, Ala., in 2007. Rob Carr/AP hide caption

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Harper Lee's Friend Says Author Is Hard Of Hearing, Sound Of Mind

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55 Years After 'To Kill A Mockingbird', Harper Lee To Release New Novel

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In Dan Santat's The Adventures of Beekle, an imaginary friend sets out to find a child who needs him. Courtesy of Little Brown and Company Books for Young Readers hide caption

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'Adventures Of Beekle' Wins Caldecott; Newbery Goes To 'The Crossover'

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Colleen McCullough at home on Australia's remote Norfolk Island in 1990 — she told an interviewer she moved there to escape her difficult family. Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering 'Thorn Birds' Author Colleen McCullough

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The Sesame Workshop app called Big Bird's Words helps children not only learn new vocabulary, but also understand the interconnectedness between words. Sesame Workshop hide caption

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Vocab Tech For Toddlers Encourages 'Anytime, Anywhere Learning'

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Talk, Sing, Read, Write, Play: How Libraries Reach Kids Before They Can Read

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First Book President and CEO Kyle Zimmer reads to children during a book distribution event. Courtesy of First Book hide caption

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Nonprofit Fights Illiteracy By Getting Books To Kids Who Need Them

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A stream of consciousness letter Neal Cassady wrote to Jack Kerouac helped inspire the style of On The Road. The original manuscript of the first draft of Jack Kerouac's best-seller is shown above. Darron Cummings/AP hide caption

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Long-Lost Letter That Inspired 'On The Road' Style Has Been Found

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Amazon, Hachette Reach Agreement Over E-Book Prices

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Tom Magliozzi's laugh boomed in NPR listeners' ears every week as he and his brother, Ray, bantered on Car Talk. Courtesy of Car Talk hide caption

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Tom Magliozzi, Popular Co-Host Of NPR's 'Car Talk,' Dies At 77

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Amazon Deal With Simon & Schuster Raises Questions For Other Publishers

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French Novelist Patrick Modiano Wins Literature Nobel

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