Members Of 'Lonely Craft' Gather For National Book Awards

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President John F. Kennedy and his wife, Jacqueline, are greeted by an enthusiastic crowd upon their arrival at Dallas Love Field on Nov. 22, 1963. AP hide caption

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50 Years After Assassination, Kennedy Books Offer New Analysis

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Detail from Plate 11 of Joe Sacco's The Great War: July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme. On July 1st, at precisely 7:30 a.m., the attack commences. Joe Sacco/Courtesy of W. W. Norton & Company hide caption

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A Panorama Of Devastation: Drawing Of WWI Battle Spans 24 Feet

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Barnes & Noble is one of several stores that have refused to carry Amazon Publishing's books. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Brick-And-Mortar Bookstores Play The Print Card Against Amazon

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John Grisham has more than 275 million books in print. Bob Krasner hide caption

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'A Time To' Revisit Clanton, Miss., In John Grisham's Latest

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Crowds gather on Aug. 30, 1931, at the site of the Quiet Dell murders. Evidence of the killings was found in and around murderer Harry Powers' garage (center). AP hide caption

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'Quiet Dell' Revives A Depression-Era Murder Story

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Canadian Alice Munro Wins Nobel's Literature Prize

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Literary Establishment Fails To Acknowledge Certain Authors

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New E-Book Lending Service Aims To Be Netflix For Books

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Tom Clancy, seen here in 2010, was an insurance agent before publishing The Hunt For Red October in 1984. David Burnett hide caption

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Tom Clancy Dies, Left 'Indelible Mark' On Thriller Genre

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Pulitzer Prize-winner Jhumpa Lahiri is the author of The Namesake and Interpreter of Maladies. Marco Delogu/Courtesy of Knopf hide caption

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Political Violence, Uneasy Silence Echo In Lahiri's 'Lowland'

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The 2013 National Book Award long list for Young People's Literature was announced Monday. Click here to see the full list. nationalbook.org hide caption

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National Book Awards Look To Raise Profile ... And It's Not The First Time

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Daniel Woodrell's novel Winter's Bone -- a dark family saga set in the Ozarks — was adapted into a film in 2010. Woodrell returned to his hometown of West Plains, Mo., about 20 years ago and has been writing there ever since. Alexander Klein/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Winter's Bone' Author Revisits A Tragedy In His Ozarks Hometown

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Crime Novelist Elmore Leonard Dies At 87

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E-Books Strain Relations Between Libraries, Publishing Houses

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