Lynn Neary Lynn Neary is an NPR arts correspondent covering books and publishing.
Lynn Neary at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C., May 21, 2019. (photo by Allison Shelley)
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HGTV Real Estate Stars Find Yet Another Home In Print

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"Anger isn't something that is solely a rural, American, white guy emotion," says novelist Nickolas Butler. Below, he and Jennifer Haigh recommend books about a range of American experiences. NPR hide caption

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Still Puzzled By The Election? Authors Prescribe Fiction For Better Understanding

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Peter and Ezra, / you made a great team. / Together you brought a snowstorm / of your dreams. Lou Fancher and Steve Johnson/Penguin Random House hide caption

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'A Poem For Peter' Recalls One Unforgettable 'Snowy Day'

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Comedian Larry Wilmore Hosts 67th National Book Awards Ceremony

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Strangers in Their Own Land by Arlie Russell Hochschild is about Tea Party conservatives in Louisiana. Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates is about what it means to be black in America. Raquel Zaldivar/NPR hide caption

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One Way To Bridge The Political Divide: Read The Book That's Not For You

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Paul Beatty is the first American to win the U.K.'s Man Booker Prize for fiction for his novel The Sellout. Alastair Grant/AP hide caption

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Novelist Paul Beatty Is First American To Win Britain's Man Booker Prize

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'Truevine' Tells The Tale Of 2 Black Albino Brothers Forced To Work For The Circus

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Swedish Academy Reveals Bob Dylan Wins 2016 Nobel Prize In Literature

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Former Nobel Laureates React To Winning Literature Prize

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Gloria Naylor, 'The Women Of Brewster Place' Author, Dies At 66

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Rolf Lassgård, left, stars as a grouchy widower in A Man Called Ove, which opens Friday in U.S. theaters. Music Box Films hide caption

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A Swedish Curmudgeon Wins Hearts, On The Page, And Now On Screen

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Schrafft's was a chain of restaurants, with a candy store attached, that catered to ladies who lunch. To NPR's Lynn Neary, who used to waitress there, Schrafft's "always felt like the epicenter of the comfort zone." MCNY/Gottscho-Schleisner/Getty Images hide caption

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Jose Vazquez holds a book he found during the D.C. Public Library's banned book scavenger hunt. Jose Vazquez hide caption

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In Banned Books Scavenger Hunt, The Prize Is Literary 'Smut'

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Six novelists have made it to the shortlist, the last step in the Man Booker Prize competition. The 2016 finalists are from Britain, the U.S. and Canada. Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images hide caption

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