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How To Get Kids Hooked On Books? 'Use Poetry. It Is A Surefire Way'

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Inside A Doctor's Mind At The End Of His Life

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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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Paul Tang, owner of the People's Bookstore in Hong Kong, is still selling works that are critical of the Chinese leadership and are banned on the mainland. Five people in the Hong Kong book industry disappeared recently. Some have turned up in police custody on the mainland. But Tang says he isn't particularly worried about his safety. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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The Hong Kong Bookseller Who's Keeping 'Banned' Books On His Shelves

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Springtime For Hitler: With 'Mein Kampf' Back In Stores, Germany Turns A Page

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The new "critical edition" of Mein Kampf, shown here in a Munich bookstore on Friday, is the first version of Adolf Hitler's notorious manifesto to be published in Germany since the end of World War II. Matthias Schrader/AP hide caption

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Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' Is Back In German Bookstores After 70 Years

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Protesters demonstrated Sunday in Hong Kong against the disappearance of five booksellers in the city. All the missing booksellers are connected to the publication of sensational books about top Chinese leaders. Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Plot Thickens In The Mystery Of Hong Kong's Missing Booksellers

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'A Confederacy Of Dunces Cookbook': A Classic Revisited In Recipes

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A librarian working with the Google Books project in Ann Arbor, Mich., helps a giant desktop machine scan a rare, centuries-old Bible in 2008. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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With 'Paper Towns,' Author John Green Reopens Search For Agloe, N.Y.

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DiShan Washington is the author of several books of Christian erotica, as well as a film called Let's Get It On. Anthony Thomas/ Courtesy DiShan Washington hide caption

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Pastor's Daughter Taps Into The 'Spicy Stuff' To Help Save Marriages

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Every spring, local residents have staged a play based on To Kill a Mockingbird in this courthouse in Monroeville, Ala. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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A Town Divided Over The Next Chapter Of An Iconic Harper Lee Book

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An Ohio Couple Would Like To Forget 'A Gronking To Remember'

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Imagining The Power Of Edouard Manet's 'Very Active Muse'

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