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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Invincible Iron Man — featuring the debut of a new hero, Riri Williams — is one five books Marvel is using to promote science, math, and arts disciplines through a series of covers. Courtesy of Marvel hide caption

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The so-called Voynich Manuscript, a small unassuming book usually stored in a Yale University vault, is one of the most mysterious books in the world. A small publishing house in northern Spain has finally secured the right to replicate the document. Cesar Manso/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Carla Hayden, shown in 2015, was confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday to head the Library of Congress. Hayden is the longtime leader of Baltimore's library system. Dave Munch/Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Winner of the 2016 Man Booker International Prize for fiction Han Kang, right, and her translator who shares the prize, Deborah Smith, following the award ceremony in London. They received the award for the novel, The Vegetarian. Alastair Grant/AP hide caption

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Writer Jim Harrison set his stories in the American wilderness. "I like outside better than inside," he said. Raphael Gaillarde/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images hide caption

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Jim Harrison, 'Legends Of The Fall' Author, Dies At 78

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Only Script In Shakespeare's Handwriting Urges Compassion For Migrants

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Actor Gregory Peck and novelist Harper Lee in 1962, on the set of the Universal Pictures release To Kill A Mockingbird, in which Peck plays Atticus Finch. Bettmann/Corbis hide caption

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The Measure Of Harper Lee: A Life Shaped By A Towering Text

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Lisa Lucas, publisher of Guernica magazine, will take over as executive director of the National Book Foundation on March 14. Beowulf Sheehan/Courtesy of Lisa Lucas hide caption

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The Cedid atlas was "the first Muslim-published world atlas based on European geographic knowledge and cartographic methods," the Library of Congress writes. The National Library of Norway just discovered a previously unknown copy in their collection, after a reference librarian posted a scan of it to Reddit. Nikolaj Blegvad/The National Library of Norway hide caption

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