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Penguin Random House

You can't 'Trust' this novel. And that's a very good thing

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Books We Love: Recommendations for nonfiction

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New York Review Books

2022 Pulitzer Prizes in arts and letters go to 'Fat Ham' and 'The Netenyahus'

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Mark Esper has written a book about the challenges he faced as Defense secretary in the Trump administration. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Former Pentagon chief Esper says Trump asked about shooting protesters

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George Pérez, a celebrated comic book writer and artist, died at age 67 on Friday. Here, the artist is seen in 2019 at Excelsior! A Celebration of the Amazing, Fantastic, Incredible & Uncanny Life of Stan Lee, at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption

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Pro-choice and anti-abortion activist rally outside of the U.S. Supreme Court on May 02, 2022 in Washington, DC. In an initial draft opinion obtained by Politico, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito wrote that the cases Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey should be overturned, which would end federal protection of abortion rights. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images hide caption

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CNN international anchor Zain Asher poses with her mother, Obiajulu Ejiofor. After losing her husband in a car crash, Ejiofor raised four children with strict and innovative practices — including, when Asher was a teenager, using scissors to cut the power cord of the TV set. Obiajulu told her daughter she could watch television again once she'd earned admission to Oxford. Courtesy of Zain Asher hide caption

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CNN's Zain Asher is grateful for her mom's tough love — even if it meant no TV

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Milwaukee-based book influencer Cree Myles curates Penguin Random House's All Ways Black Instagram account. Isaiah Joseph hide caption

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Isaiah Joseph

How one book influencer championing Black authors is changing publishing

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In Minnie Driver's new memoir, Managing Expectations, the actress shares stories about the messiness of life from her childhood in England and Barbados, to her unexpected path into acting, becoming a single mom and her complicated relationship with her own parents. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images hide caption

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Minnie Driver on the paradox of fame and her 'complicated' notion of marriage

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Mourners gather in Littleton, Colo., on April 20, 2021, to remember the victims of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images hide caption

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How behavioral threat assessment can stop mass shootings before they occur

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