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Behrouz Boochani, a Kurdish-Iranian journalist and asylum-seeker, won two prestigious Australian literary prizes for his debut, a book composed in text messages sent from a detention center on Manus Island. Hoda Afshar hide caption

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A Teen Faces Colorism At School And At Home In 'Genesis Begins Again'

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Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., announced on Jan. 23 that he is forming an exploratory committee to run for the Democratic presidential nomination. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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The Youngest 2020 Candidate Pushes A Platform Of 'Inter-Generational Justice'

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In 'Maid,' A Single Mother Finds 'No Way' To Make It On Minimum Wage

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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's new book, Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics details his history with New Jersey politics and thoughts on the Trump administration. Elias Williams for NPR hide caption

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Chris Christie: There Is No One With More Influence Over Trump Than Jared Kushner

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Pack Your Bags And Your Books For 6 Literary Journeys With Nancy Pearl

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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie attends the White House Correspondents' Association dinner at The Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C., on April 28, 2018. Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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American Library Association Announces Caldecott And Newbery Medal Winners

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'Underground' Digs Up The Secrets Of Hidden Communities Around The World

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