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

'Beauty And The Beast' Follows A Tradition Of Animal-Human Love Stories

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What's Inside 'The Hearts Of Men'? A New Novel Forages For Answers

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Experts Or Censors? The Debate Over Authors' Use Of Sensitivity Readers

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'The Poky Little Puppy' And His Fellow Little Golden Books Are Turning 75

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'Pachinko' Is A Family Saga Of Exile, Discrimination ... And Japanese Pinball

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What's Life Like For Immigrant Kids? 2 Teen Novels Paint A Sober Picture

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'1984' Tops Amazon Bestseller List After Trump Aide's 'Alternative Facts'

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Rep. John Lewis stands in the Civil Rights Room in the Nashville Public Library in Nashville, Tenn. The American Library Association announced Monday that the Georgia Democrat received four prizes Monday for March: Book Three, the last of a graphic trilogy about his civil rights activism and winner last fall of a National Book Award. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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2017 Newbery And Caldecott Medal Winners To Be Announced

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Publisher Simon & Schuster drew strong criticism after signing conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos — seen here holding a press conference about the Pulse nightclub shootings. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Free Speech Advocates, Publishers Wrestle With Questions Of Censorship

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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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