Lynn Neary Lynn Neary is an NPR arts correspondent covering books and publishing.
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Clifford the Big Red Dog was one of several popular books Scholastic turned into a children's television show. Courtesy of Scholastic hide caption

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Best Of The Summer: 6 Books The Critics Adore

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What Kids Are Reading, In School And Out

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Colum McCann won the National Book Award in 2009 for Let the Great World Spin. Dustin Aksland hide caption

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The "American novelists" category on Wikipedia now includes a controversial subcategory: "American women novelists." Wikipedia hide caption

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'Burgess Boys' Author, Like Her Characters, Finds Refuge In New York

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Amazon Could Expand Recommendation Services With Goodreads Purchase

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Ellen DeGeneres during a taping of The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2011 in Burbank, Calif. Michael Rozman/Warner Bros./AP hide caption

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How Ellen DeGeneres Helped Change The Conversation About Gays

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Chinua Achebe Was 'Grandfather' Of African Literature

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This Dec. 26, 2004, photograph shows a trail of destruction in the southern Sri Lankan town of Lunawa after tidal waves lashed more than half of Sri Lanka's coastline. Sena Vidanagama/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Wave' Tells A True Story Of Survival And Loss In The 2004 Tsunami

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Betty Friedan, co-founder of National Organization for Women (NOW), speaks during the Women's Strike for Equality event in New York on Aug. 26, 1970, the 50th anniversary of women's suffrage. AP hide caption

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The cover of House of Earth is an oil painting that Guthrie made in 1936 called In El Rancho Grande. Courtesy HarperCollins hide caption

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