Lynn Neary Lynn Neary is an NPR arts correspondent covering books and publishing.
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Stieg Larsson died in 2004, never knowing how popular his Millennium books would become. Britt-Marie Trensmar hide caption

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The Girl Who Outlived Her Creator: Salander Returns In 'Spider's Web'

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Mom And Toddler Put Sleep-Inducing 'Rabbit' Book To The Test

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Muslim Feminists Rewrite Boundaries On The Street And At Home

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The way E.L. Doctorow told it, the phrase "historical novel" is something of a misnomer when it comes to his writing. "I think really of myself as a national novelist; I am an American novelist writing about my country." Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Doctorow Wove Fact And Fiction To Imagine America As It Could Be

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Theodore Bikel, Who Starred In Broadway's 'Fiddler On The Roof,' Dies

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Alan Rickman Returns To Directing With 'A Little Chaos'

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Played by Olivier or not — Heathcliff was really kind of a jerk by romance hero standards. United Artists hide caption

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Alpha, Beta, Heathcliff — An Alphabet Of Romance Heroes

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Alan Rickman is reunited with his Sense and Sensibility co-star Kate Winslet in his latest directorial effort, A Little Chaos. Courtesy of BBC Films hide caption

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Alan Rickman Returns To Directing With 'A Little Chaos'

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A Publishing Insider Turns The Page On A Bygone World In 'Muse'

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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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