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What Exactly Does An Editor Do? The Role Has Changed Over Time

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Best-Selling Author James Patterson To Award $1.75 Million In Literary Grants

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Restrictions In Travel Leave Cuban Migrants Stranded On The Way

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Obama To Deliver Speech On Terrorism And San Bernardino Attacks

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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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