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C. Tangana embraces tradition on his groundbreaking album, 'El Madrileño'

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Harsh Times: A Novel, by Mario Vargas Llosa Farrar, Straus and Giroux hide caption

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Mario Vargas Llosa explores 1954 Guatemalan coup in new novel

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Melissa Lozada-Oliva reimagines pop star Selena's legacy in Dreaming of You. Melissa Lozada-Oliva/Astra House hide caption

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In 'Dreaming of You,' poet Melissa Lozada-Oliva reimagines Selena's legacy

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Louise Penny (left), a best-selling author, and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, paired up to write State of Terror, a new novel that they say is meant to serve as a cautionary tale. Dominique Lafond and Deborah Feingold/Simon & Schuster hide caption

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Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny tackle nuclear war and diplomacy in new crime novel

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3-time Latin Grammy winner Susana Baca marks a career spanning 50 years

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In the podcast Finding D.W., host and former D.W. voice actor Jason Szwimer interviews other male actors who played Arthur's kid sister. Jason Szwimer hide caption

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A New Podcast Explores Why 'Arthur' The Aardvark's Sister D.W. Was Voiced By Boys

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Marie Ulven, who records under the name girl in red, performing in 2019 in Oslo, Norway. PYMCA/PYMCA/Avalon/Gonzales Photo/Univ hide caption

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Marie Ulven, 'Girl In Red,' Talks Fame, Sexuality And Her New Album

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Introducing... is the solo debut of Aaron Frazer, best known for drumming and singing with Durand Jones & the Indications. Alysse Gafkjen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'Introducing...,' Aaron Frazer Contemplates Love And The Road Ahead

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Grateful Dead's American Beauty (seen here in a 50th anniversary edition from Rhino Entertainment) is the shared obsession of two NPR staffers born decades apart. Rhino Entertainment hide caption

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2 Deadheads, From 2 Generations, On 'American Beauty' At 50

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