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Now Is Not The Time For Realistic Fiction, Says Margaret Atwood

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Willie Mae Seaton's Legacy: A Restaurant That Defines New Orleans

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A survey from the Authors Guild reveals a 30 percent decline in author income since 2009. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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When It Comes To Book Sales, What Counts As Success Might Surprise You

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Joyce Carol Oates, pictured above on Easter, 1949. It is strange, she says, to live so long that you are older than your own parents were when they died. She uses the word "vertiginous" to describe the dizzying sensation of looking back on your life from a distance you can't believe you've traveled. Courtesy of Random House hide caption

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Joyce Carol Oates' Memoir Revisits The Farm And The Family That Shaped Her

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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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