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Like last year, the sidewalks around San Diego's convention center are empty and no one is lined up at the famed Hall H. Daniel Knighton/Getty Images hide caption

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Author Sarah Ramey's first book was expected to be among 2020's bestsellers. But it was released the same week as the lockdown and got lost amid news of a global catastrophe. Julius Schlosburg hide caption

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When Your Book Publishes In A Pandemic — Authors Talk About Terrible Timing

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A member of the protest group Hot Mess holds up a sign of Jeffrey Epstein in front of the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York City in July 2019. Epstein died by asphyxiation in his cell a month later. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images hide caption

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Everyone Heard About Jeffrey Epstein's Enablers. Few Listened To His Victims

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'Women Of Brewster Place' Reissue Brims With Inventiveness — And Relevance

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Alice Coltrane, widow of jazz great John Coltrane, playing the piano in her California home, in front of a portrait of her late husband. Despite having practiced music since a very early age, Alice Coltrane's work only somewhat recently began to be recognized. J.Emilio Flores/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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