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Renia Spiegel (left) and her younger sister, now known as Elizabeth Bellak, wade in the Dniester River around 1935. The photo can be seen on the cover of the published edition of Renia's Diary. Courtesy of Elizabeth Bellak/St. Martin's Press hide caption

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Renia Spiegel's Diary Survived The Holocaust. People Are Finally Reading It

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'The Secrets We Kept' Imagines What CIA Secretaries Knew

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Amazon Critics Angry Over Accidental Early Release Of Margaret Atwood Novel

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Jenna Bush Hager promotes her August book club pick, Patsy, by Nicole Dennis-Benn. Nathan Congleton/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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For Many Authors, Celebrity Book Clubs Are A Ticket To Success

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Author Téa Obreht's new Inland was inspired by myths of the American West. Ilan Harel hide caption

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Téa Obreht's Latest Is Steeped In The Supernatural — Also, There Are Camels

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New Thriller 'The Chain' Has An Origin Almost As Exciting As Its Plot

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Dolly Parton in a scene from the 1980 comedy 9 to 5. The film's theme song, performed by Parton, took on a life of its own. 20th Century Fox/Getty Images hide caption

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A Cup Of Ambition And Endurance: '9 To 5' Unites Workers Across Decades

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Joy Harjo will become the 23rd poet laureate of the United States, making her the first Native American to hold the position. Shawn Miller/Library of Congress hide caption

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Joy Harjo Becomes The 1st Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

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Checking Facts In Nonfiction

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Tony Horwitz, Author and Pulitzer Prize Winner, Dies At 60

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A Different Kind Of Story About Slavery In 'The Confessions Of Frannie Langton'

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LGBT Anthem: Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way'

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In 'Once More We Saw Stars,' Grief And Love Together

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David Brion Davis, Historian Of Slavery, Dies At 92

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