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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"Anger isn't something that is solely a rural, American, white guy emotion," says novelist Nickolas Butler. Below, he and Jennifer Haigh recommend books about a range of American experiences. NPR hide caption

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Still Puzzled By The Election? Authors Prescribe Fiction For Better Understanding

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Ginger Rogers is a plucky hotel switchboard operator who helps foil a spy ring in Ginger Rogers And The Riddle Of The Scarlet Cloak. Whitman and Grosset & Dunlap Publications hide caption

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Long Unseen By Readers, H.G. Wells Ghost Story Finally Debuts In Print

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Bittersweet liqueurs including Cynar, Jagermeister, Chartreuse and Amaro Nonino have long been popular in Italy and other parts of Europe as a digestive aid. Now, they're becoming popular on U.S. cocktail menus. Kirk McKoy/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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The Favorite Drink Of Italian Grandpas Gets An American Revival

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A student reads aloud from Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude, or Cien Años de Soledad, in Bogota, Colombia. Fernando Vergara/AP hide caption

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A Clear Message From Colombian Police: Don't Mess With '100 Years Of Solitude'

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Comedian Larry Wilmore Hosts 67th National Book Awards Ceremony

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Hear Lynn Neary's Story

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Strangers in Their Own Land by Arlie Russell Hochschild is about Tea Party conservatives in Louisiana. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates is about what it means to be black in America. Raquel Zaldivar/NPR hide caption

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One Way To Bridge The Political Divide: Read The Book That's Not For You

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