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Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, says her immigrant journey, detailed in a new memoir, has driven her to "stand up to bullies." Samuel Corum/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Quiet No More: Sen. Hirono's Immigrant Journey Fuels Her Fire In Congress

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The Making of Biblical Womanhood, by Beth Allison Barr Brazos Press hide caption

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'The Making Of Biblical Womanhood' Tackles Contradictions In Religious Practice

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Tufts University became the first major university to strip the Sackler name from its buildings in 2019. Boston Globe/Getty Images hide caption

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Journalist Investigates 'Crime Story' Of The Sackler Family And The Opioid Crisis

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'The Final Revival Of Opal & Nev' Is A Faux Music History That Rocks

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Hear My Voice/Escucha Mi Voz includes a child's account of crossing the Rio Grande. (Excerpted from Hear My Voice/Escucha mi voz. Foreword by Michael Garcia Bochenek; Compiled by Warren Binford; Workman Publishing. Copyright 2021.) Adriana Campos/Workman Publishing hide caption

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John Boehner, pictured in 2016, was speaker of the House during the Obama presidency. He says he sometimes went along with things he personally opposed because it was what members of his party wanted. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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John Boehner On The 'Noisemakers' Of The Republican Party

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In Beeswing: Losing My Way and Finding My Voice, 1967-1975, Thompson looks back on difficult memories that turned into familiar songs. Paul Morigi/Getty Images hide caption

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In 'Beeswing,' Richard Thompson Revisits A Big Life Just Shy Of The Mainstream

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Cookbook author Reem Kassis says that many foods that are considered Middle Eastern or Israeli actually originated as Palestinian dishes. Dan Perez/Phaidon Press hide caption

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For This Palestinian Cook, The Kitchen Is A 'Powerful Place' — Not A 'Life Sentence'

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