Lynn Neary Lynn Neary is an NPR arts correspondent covering books and publishing.
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2011 National Book Award Winners Announced

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Shirley Mason was the psychiatric patient whose life was portrayed in the 1973 book Sybil. The book and subsequent film caused an enormous spike in reported cases of multiple personality disorder. Mason later admitted she had faked her multiple personalities.

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Steve Jobs Helped Revolutionize Animated Movies

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Israeli Wins Nobel Chemistry Prize For Quasicrystals

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3 Astronomers Win Nobel Physics Prize

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3 Scientists Win Nobel For Immune System Studies

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A Wordless World: The story of Rose, a deaf little girl in Brian Selznick's Wonderstruck, is told primarily in pictures. "We experience [Rose's] story in a way that perhaps might echo the way she experiences her own life," Selznick explains. Brian Selznick/ hide caption

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'Wonderstruck': A Novel Approach To Picture Books

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Three Critics Pick The Best Books For Summer

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Lies That Chelsea Handler Told Me, the first book on Handler's new imprint for Grand Central Publishing, was released this month. Darren Tieste hide caption

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Chelsea Handler: Keys To A Multimedia Empire

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