Lynn Neary Lynn Neary is an NPR arts correspondent and a frequent guest host often heard on Morning Edition and Weekend Edition.

National Book Awards Handed Out In New York City

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Hemingway, Mailer, PewDiePie? YouTube Stars Hit The Best-Seller Lists

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Amazon Opens First Permanent Brick And Mortar Bookstore In Seattle

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Author John Irving says his new book was inspired by photos of young circus performers in India and Mexico. Everett Irving hide caption

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John Irving Always Knows Where He's Going

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Pamuk himself drew this illustration; he says at the time, all the buildings existed only in his imagination. Jun Tsuboike/NPR hide caption

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Orhan Pamuk Takes A Fresh Look At His Beloved Istanbul In 'Strangeness'

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Why The Battle Between E-Books And Print May Be Over

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Belarusian Journalist Wins Literature Nobel

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Nobel Prize In Literature Is Out Of Reach For Most Authors

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Now Is Not The Time For Realistic Fiction, Says Margaret Atwood

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Willie Mae Seaton's Legacy: A Restaurant That Defines New Orleans

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A survey from the Authors Guild reveals a 30 percent decline in author income since 2009. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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When It Comes To Book Sales, What Counts As Success Might Surprise You

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Joyce Carol Oates, pictured above on Easter, 1949. It is strange, she says, to live so long that you are older than your own parents were when they died. She uses the word "vertiginous" to describe the dizzying sensation of looking back on your life from a distance you can't believe you've traveled. Courtesy of Random House hide caption

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Joyce Carol Oates' Memoir Revisits The Farm And The Family That Shaped Her

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Stieg Larsson died in 2004, never knowing how popular his Millennium books would become. Britt-Marie Trensmar hide caption

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The Girl Who Outlived Her Creator: Salander Returns In 'Spider's Web'

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Mom And Toddler Put Sleep-Inducing 'Rabbit' Book To The Test

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