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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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Bookseller John Evans Recommends 'The Sport Of Kings'

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Marvel Recognizes Young Black Women As 'Ironheart' Prepares To Don Tony Stark's Suit

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Action Film Director Park Chan-Wook Transports Erotic 'Handmaiden' To 1930s Korea

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This week, Alt.Latino takes a look at a literary genre that explores the darker sides of Latino imagination. Darko Labor/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption

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Latino Noir: Private Eyes And Really Bad Vatos

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Paul Beatty is the first American to win the U.K.'s Man Booker Prize for fiction for his novel The Sellout. Alastair Grant/AP hide caption

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Novelist Paul Beatty Is First American To Win Britain's Man Booker Prize

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Swedish Academy Reveals Bob Dylan Wins 2016 Nobel Prize In Literature

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Bob Dylan Wins 2016 Nobel Prize In Literature

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Bob Dylan performs in Chicago in 1978. He is the first American to claim the Nobel Prize in literature since Toni Morrison won in 1993. Paul Natkin/Getty Images hide caption

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