Lynn Neary Lynn Neary is an NPR arts correspondent covering books and publishing.
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Dan Stevens as Charles Dickens and Christopher Plummer as Ebenezer Scrooge in The Man Who Invented Christmas. Kerry Brown/Bleecker Street Media hide caption

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Bookseller's Foray Into Hollywood Is A Dickens Of A Tale

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'Mad Men' Creator Defends Himself Against Sexual Harassment Allegations

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National Book Awards, The Industry's Oscars, Awarded In New York

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Matthew Weiner attends the Mad Men Live Read at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images hide caption

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'Mad Men' Creator Says Writing A Novel Is Nothing Like TV Writing

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Kirkus Changes Review After 'American Heart' Draws Outrage As 'White Savior Narrative'

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Amy Tan (pictured with her family in 1959) found startling information about her parents while sifting through a treasure trove of family papers. Courtesy of Amy Tan hide caption

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Amy Tan Revisits The Roots Of Her Writing Career In 'Where The Past Begins'

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Chris Jackson And The Book Industry's Attempts To Diversify

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British Writer Kazuo Ishiguro Wins Nobel Prize In Literature

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No Shortlist Of Nominees For The Nobel Prize In Literature

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Conservative Publisher Quits 'NYT' Best-Seller List

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John le Carré, whose real name is David Cornwell, once worked as a British intelligence officer. His 1974 novel, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, also centers on George Smiley. Kirsty Wigglesworth/dapd/AP hide caption

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In 'A Legacy Of Spies,' John Le Carré Goes Back Out In 'The Cold'

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The Library of Congress is home to The Alexander Hamilton Papers — a collection of 12,000 items. You can view the documents online. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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I Saved Every Letter You Wrote Me: The Library of Congress Digitizes Hamilton

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Books at Amazon's New York City store are shelved with the covers facing out and organized around features that originated on the website, including "Most Wished For" and "Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought." Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Be More Than A Bookstore: A Brick-And-Mortar Shop's Key To Success

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Milo Faust, 1, looks at a book from the Baby University series. Courtesy of Amber Faust hide caption

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Something New For Baby To Chew On: Rocket Science And Quantum Physics

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