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A kids' story unfolds without words in 'A Day For Sandcastles'

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These 4 novels will get your summer off to a terrific start

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Naheed Phiroze Patel

'Mirror Made of Rain' looks at how patterns of self-destruction are inherited

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Many know how George Floyd died. A new biography reveals how he lived

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After a stroke blinded one eye, Frank Bruni focused on the future

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Angela Davis is escorted by two FBI agents after her arrest in New York on Oct. 13, 1970. She was taken from FBI headquarters to the Women's House of Detention. David Pickoff/AP hide caption

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This forgotten women's prison helped cement Greenwich Village's queer identity

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If you've ever wanted to take a break from the internet, try these tips

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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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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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