In 1852 — three years before Leaves of Grass — Walt Whitman anonymously published a short novel, in six parts, in New York's Sunday Dispatch. FPG/Getty Images hide caption

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Grad Student Discovers A Lost Novel Written By Walt Whitman

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Art Exhibit Doubles As Used Book Store For Spanish Speakers

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Dick Bruna at the opening of his 2005 exhibit of Miffy creations in the Hague. Bruna's iconic white rabbit proved to be popular worldwide. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Could this dapper gentleman be Marcel Proust? If it is, as a Canadian professor believes, it would mark the first time the great French author was found in film footage. Le Point/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Pullman, author of the His Dark Materials trilogy, holds a copy of its concluding volume, The Amber Spyglass. The first book of a new series will be published in Fall 2017. Max Nash/Associated Press hide caption

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Author Philip Pullman Announces A Follow-Up Trilogy To 'His Dark Materials'

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What's Life Like For Immigrant Kids? 2 Teen Novels Paint A Sober Picture

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Roxane Gay is also the author of Bad Feminist as well as An Untamed State and Ayiti. She recently wrote World of Wakanda #1, a Black Panther prequel. Jay Grabiec/Grove Atlantic hide caption

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Margaret Wise Brown is the author of beloved children's books such as Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny. She died suddenly at age 42, leaving behind a body of unpublished work. HarperCollins Children's Books hide caption

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'Goodnight Moon' Author Margaret Wise Brown Was No Old Lady Whispering Hush

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Publisher Simon & Schuster drew strong criticism after signing conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos — seen here holding a press conference about the Pulse nightclub shootings. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Free Speech Advocates, Publishers Wrestle With Questions Of Censorship

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Carrie Fisher, The Novelist

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HGTV Real Estate Stars Find Yet Another Home In Print

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In Paterson, Adam Driver's character does the same thing every day. "Routine is very liberating and nurturing for him," says director Jim Jarmusch. Mary Cybulsky/Amazon Studios & Bleecker Street hide caption

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'Paterson': A Love Poem To Poetry, From Director Jim Jarmusch

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