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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Clifford the Big Red Dog was one of several popular books Scholastic turned into a children's television show. Courtesy of Scholastic hide caption

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How Scholastic Sells Literacy To Generations Of New Readers

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Apple Loses E-Book Price Fixing Case

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Best Of The Summer: 6 Books The Critics Adore

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Colum McCann won the National Book Award in 2009 for Let the Great World Spin. Dustin Aksland hide caption

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McCann's 'TransAtlantic' Crosses Fiction And Fact, Ireland And U.S.

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'The Son': A Texas Saga With Guilt And Gore To Go Around

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The "American novelists" category on Wikipedia now includes a controversial subcategory: "American women novelists." Wikipedia hide caption

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What's In A Category? 'Women Novelists' Sparks Wiki-Controversy

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'Burgess Boys' Author, Like Her Characters, Finds Refuge In New York

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Amazon Could Expand Recommendation Services With Goodreads Purchase

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Ellen DeGeneres during a taping of The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2011 in Burbank, Calif. Michael Rozman/Warner Bros./AP hide caption

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How Ellen DeGeneres Helped Change The Conversation About Gays

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