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Swedish Academy Won't Award Nobel In Literature Following Sex-Abuse Scandal

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The Influence Of Ursula K. Le Guin

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Prolific Science Fiction And Fantasy Author Ursula K. Le Guin Dies At 88

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The 2017 NPR Book Concierge: Get Your Read On

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Our Backstage Pass Takes Us To The Wings Of London's Globe Theatre

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Yes, Some Comics Are For Kids — And They're Big Business

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'Doctor Who' Is A Woman: Jodie Whittaker Chosen To Play Lead In British Sci-Fi Series

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