Before 'Humans Of New York,' Studs Terkel Showed Dignity In Every People In 'Working'

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Depicting Sexual Predators As Villains In Fiction Is Tricky

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'Let There Be Laughter': Modern Jewish Jokes Poke At Assimilation

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Mary Karr On Writing Memoirs: 'No Doubt I've Gotten A Million Things Wrong'

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Frances Moore Lappe speaks at a Rainforest Action Network event. When she wrote the best-selling Diet For A Small Planet back in 1971, she helped start a conversation about the social and environmental impacts of the foods we choose. Rainforest Action Network/Flickr hide caption

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If You Think Eating Is A Political Act, Say Thanks To Frances Moore Lappe

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"You can't have the modern American restaurant without Delmonico's," explains Yale historian Paul Freedman. The restaurant opened in 1837, setting the bar very high for fine dining. Above, a dinner in honor of an admiral held at Delmonico's in 1906. Library of Congress hide caption

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Food For Thought: 10 Restaurants That Shaped America

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'Sing For Your Life' Recounts A Journey From Juvenile Detention To The Opera House

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Winston Churchill was so displeased with Graham Sutherland's portrait that his wife asked his secretary to destroy it. Pictured here is a preparatory sketch. Reprinted from "The Face of Britain" by Simon Schama with permission from Oxford University Press/National Portrait Gallery, London hide caption

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'The Face Of Britain' Tells A Nation's History Through Portraits

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Luvvie Ajayi speaks on a panel for a screening of Roots at the White House in Washington, D.C. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for History hide caption

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Blogger Luvvie Ajayi Is Judging You With Her New Book

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In 'Jerusalem,' Nothing You've Ever Lost Is Truly Gone

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Kelley Benham French and her husband, Thomas French, share the story of their daughter, Juniper, who was born premature, in the memoir Juniper: The Girl Who Was Born Too Soon. Courtesy The French Family hide caption

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'Juniper': The Story Of A Premature Baby Girl Who Grew To Be 'Perfect'

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Laia Jufresa Weaves Together Richness Through Common Grief In Debut Novel 'Umami'

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Emma Donoghue's New Novel Follows "The Wonder" Of Starvation

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Writer Mat Johnson On 'Loving Day' And Life As A 'Black Boy' Who Looks White

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The 'Racial Cleansing' That Drove 1,100 Black Residents Out Of Forsyth County, Ga.

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Abby Wambach celebrates the U.S. team's victory against Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup on July 5, 2015. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Abby Wambach Doesn't Want To Be Known 'Just As A Soccer Player'

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'Weapons Of Math Destruction' Outlines Dangers Of Relying On Data Analytics

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Who Says You Can't Train A Cat? A Book Of Tips For Feline-Human Harmony

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Insecurity, Anxiety Were Constant Companions, ABC News' Vargas Says

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'Where Am I Now?' Mara Wilson Explains What Happened When Matilda Grew Up

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'Wolf Boys' Tells The Story Of Americans Lured To Join Mexican Drug Cartel

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