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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Real 'Sybil' Admits Multiple Personalities Were Fake

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'Catch-22': A Paradox Turns 50 And Still Rings True

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Steve Jobs Helped Revolutionize Animated Movies

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3 Astronomers Win Nobel Physics Prize

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3 Scientists Win Nobel For Immune System Studies

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'Night Circus' Comes To Town With Magic, Mystery

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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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'Wonderstruck': A Novel Approach To Picture Books

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Sept. 11 In Fiction

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Love It Or Hate It, Pregnancy 'Bible' Has A Lot To Say

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Three Critics Pick The Best Books For Summer

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One Family, Three Memoirs, Many Competing Truths

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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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Chelsea Handler: Keys To A Multimedia Empire

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When James Jones first published the World War II novel From Here to Eternity in 1951, its edgier passages were censored out. A digitized version of Jones' work — in its original form — will be published Tuesday by Open Road Media, a company that is banking on the future of digital publishing. Evening Standard/Getty Images hide caption

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Publishers Navigate The 'Open Road' Of E-Books

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Publishers Speedily Churn Out Newsworthy Books

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