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Horror author Stephen King has been scaring audiences for generations. Jim Spellman/WireImage hide caption

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Melissa Lozada-Oliva reimagines pop star Selena's legacy in Dreaming of You. Melissa Lozada-Oliva/Astra House hide caption

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In 'Dreaming of You,' poet Melissa Lozada-Oliva reimagines Selena's legacy

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Jeff Tweedy, Nick Offerman and George Saunders at Glacier National Park. Jon Maret hide caption

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Nick Offerman on why he finds solace in the outdoors

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Television journalist Katie Couric's new memoir, Going There, is a behind-the-scenes look at her personal life and professional strife in the years she anchored top morning news shows. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP/Little, Brown and Company hide caption

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Katie Couric goes behind the scenes in the cutthroat world of morning TV news

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Children's book illustrator Jerry Pinkney poses in front of two of his illustrations in 2016, at the City Hall in Philadelphia. Dake Kang/AP hide caption

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Billy Porter attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party. "Fabulous and serious can go hand in hand. I am proof positive of that," he says. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Billy Porter makes peace with himself: 'I set myself free, honey. No more secrets'

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Alice James Books

This book of poetry says, 'I have fists,' and the world needs to know

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The writer Carmen Mola, pseudonym of the writers Jorge Diaz, Agustin Martinez and Antonio Mercero, winner of the 70th edition of the Planeta Novel Prize, gives a press conference after the award ceremony, at the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, on 15 October 2021, in Barcelona, Catalonia. Europa Press News/Europa Press via Getty Images hide caption

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Dr. Jane Goodall in 2019. She has co-authored a new book, The Book Of Hope. Craig Barritt/Getty Images for TIME hide caption

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As Jane Goodall grieves climate change, she finds hope in young people's advocacy

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