Curious George — who was originally named Fifi — turns 75 this year. Despite some dated themes (we're looking at you, Man with the Yellow Hat) George is now a multimillion-dollar franchise. Margaret Rey says she and her husband had no idea what Curious George would become. "We loved monkeys and just wrote a book about a monkey," she said. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide caption

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Curious George Celebrates 75 Years Of Monkey Business

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

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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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'Atlas Obscura' Tour Of Manhattan Finds Hidden Wonders In A Well-Trodden Place

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

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Jose Vazquez holds a book he found during the D.C. Public Library's banned book scavenger hunt. Jose Vazquez hide caption

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In Banned Books Scavenger Hunt, The Prize Is Literary 'Smut'

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Oxford English Dictionary Updates With 6 Dahl Words

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Six novelists have made it to the shortlist, the last step in the Man Booker Prize competition. The 2016 finalists are from Britain, the U.S. and Canada. Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images hide caption

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Cheeseball — that American staple party snack — has been added to the Oxford English Dictionary. The dictionary notes it can also refer to mozzarella, croquettes, a foolish person or, as an adjective, anything unoriginal or lacking style. SouthernFairyTale/Flickr hide caption

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'Ghosts' Takes On A Tough Topic For Children

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'Missy Piggle-Wiggle' Brings Magical Cures To The Modern World

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Pura Belpré became the first Puerto Rican librarian at the New York Public Library in 1921. She's shown above leading a story hour in the 1930s. New York Public Library hide caption

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How NYC's First Puerto Rican Librarian Brought Spanish To The Shelves

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