Lynn Neary Lynn Neary is an NPR arts correspondent covering books and publishing.
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In 2014, BookCon responded to the We Need Diverse Books campaign by inviting it to form its own panel. Pictured here (from left): I.W. Gregorio, Mike Jung, Matt de la Pena, Grace Lin and Jacqueline Woodson. Courtesy of ReedPOP hide caption

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A Year Later, #WeNeedDiverseBooks Has Left Its Mark On BookCon

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Protesters gathered on the steps of the New York Public Library on Wednesday to show support for silenced Chinese writers. Frank Franklin II/AP hide caption

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As Publishing Industry Courts China, Authors Speak Out Against Censorship

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Amy Poehler On Vinyl Designed To Catch Eyes Along With Ears

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Chef, cookbook author and owner of Washington, D.C.'s Restaurant Nora, Nora Pouillon, in the restaurant's garden. Courtesy of Noras.com hide caption

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In 'Organic Life,' The Making Of America's First Certified Organic Restaurant

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Authors Criticize Pen America's Decision To Honor 'Charlie Hebdo' Survivors

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'Orhan's Inheritance' Is The Weight Of History

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Actor Mark Rylance, seen here as Thomas Cromwell in Masterpiece's Wolf Hall, views Cromwell as a survivor who knows how to manipulate power to his advantage. "He has the mind of a chess player," Rylance says. Giles Keyte/Playground & Company Pictures for Masterpiece/BBC hide caption

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'Wolf Hall' On Stage And TV Means More Makeovers For Henry VIII's 'Pit Bull'

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'Hausfrau' Strips Down Its Modern-Day Madame Bovary

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Straight To Audiobook: Authors Write Original Works Meant To Be Heard

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Albert Maysles, Pioneering Documentary Filmmaker, Dies

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Roseanne Roseannadanna (Gilda Radner) with Jane Curtin in 1979. Edie Baskin/Taschen hide caption

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See What 'Saturday Night Live' Looks Like The Rest Of The Week

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Author Harper Lee attends a ceremony in Montgomery, Ala., in 2007. Rob Carr/AP hide caption

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Harper Lee's Friend Says Author Is Hard Of Hearing, Sound Of Mind

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55 Years After 'To Kill A Mockingbird', Harper Lee To Release New Novel

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In Dan Santat's The Adventures of Beekle, an imaginary friend sets out to find a child who needs him. Courtesy of Little Brown and Company Books for Young Readers hide caption

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'Adventures Of Beekle' Wins Caldecott; Newbery Goes To 'The Crossover'

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Colleen McCullough at home on Australia's remote Norfolk Island in 1990 — she told an interviewer she moved there to escape her difficult family. Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering 'Thorn Birds' Author Colleen McCullough

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