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The Wife of Bath from The Ellesmere Manuscript, one of the earliest manuscripts of Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales. The Huntington Library hide caption

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A Wife of Bath 'biography' brings a modern woman out of the Middle Ages

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Novelist Julie Otsuka draws on her own family history in 'The Swimmers'

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Pamela Anderson attends the premiere of Netflix's "Pamela, a love story". Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images hide caption

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Pamela Anderson Takes Control Of Her Life Story

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An artisanal miner carries a sack of ore at the Shabara artisanal mine near Kolwezi, DRC, on Oct. 12, 2022. Junior Kannah/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How 'modern-day slavery' in the Congo powers the rechargeable battery economy

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As soda consumption has dropped in the West, companies are making an effort to woo new customers in other places. This Coke bottle ad is in Mozambique. Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images hide caption

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were engaged in 2017 Chris Jackson/Getty Images hide caption

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Former President Donald Trump is suing Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward over Woodward's latest book, The Trump Tapes. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Audi Canada and Scott Eisen/Getty Images hide caption

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"I was much less self-assured now that I was a patient myself," says neurosurgeon Henry Marsh. "I suddenly felt much less certain about how I'd been [as a doctor], how I'd handled patients, how I'd spoken to them." Image Source/Getty Images hide caption

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After cancer diagnosis, a neurosurgeon sees life, death and his career in a new way

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'Hot Dog' wins Caldecott, Newbery is awarded to 'Freewater'

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Making friends is easy when you're young, but it can be harder as you age

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Lesley Manville stars in Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris. Dávid Lukács/Ada Films/Focus Features hide caption

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Classic LA noir meets the #MeToo era in the suspense novel 'Everybody Knows'

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Anderson says her memoir started out as a poem before she crafted it into a book. Harper Collins hide caption

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Pamela Anderson on her new memoir — and why being underestimated is a secret weapon

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Oliver James lives in California with his partner and their two kids. Courtesy of Oliver James hide caption

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A TikTok star who was functionally illiterate finds a community on BookTok

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