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Sen. Joseph McCarthy (right) consults with attorney Roy Cohn, circa 1954. In the 1970s, Cohn would become a mentor and lawyer to Donald Trump. Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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'We've Got To Learn From Our History,' 'Demagogue' Author Warns

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Chelsea Handler's latest book is Life Will Be the Death of Me...and You Too! Emily Shur hide caption

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Knopf

Privilege Takes Many Forms In 'Friends And Strangers'

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"I dug my fingers there and here and stretched my arms like ropes. I threw my body through the air and caught myself in all the ways I'd imagined, a bright path of thinking." Yao Xiao/Make Me a World hide caption

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This Book Teaches Kids 'How To Solve A Problem' Like A Rock Climber Would

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D. L. Hughley: 'Everybody Knows' Independence Day Didn't Free Us All

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Dr. Danielle Ofri, author of When We Do Harm: A Doctor Confronts Medical Error, says medical mistakes are likely to increase as resource-strapped hospitals treat a rapid influx of COVID-19 patients. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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A Doctor Confronts Medical Errors — And Flaws In The System That Create Mistakes

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Doubleday

Kevin Kwan's New 'Sex And Vanity' Is A Summer Romp With A Satirical Sting

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A Most Beautiful Thing: The True Story of America's First All-Black High School Rowing Team, by Arshay Cooper Flatiron Books hide caption

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'A Most Beautiful Thing' Tells Of The First U.S. All-Black High School Rowing Team

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A poll worker cleans a voting booth between voters during a primary election on June 23 in Louisville, Kentucky. Brett Carlsen/Getty Images hide caption

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Have Questions About Voting? A Law Professor Tells You 'What You Need To Know'

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Talya Zemach-Bersin

Author Susan Burton struggled with disordered eating for decades. "Hunger was something that I believed protected me and gave me power," she says. Anna Kurzaeva/Getty Images hide caption

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From 'Empty' To 'Satisfied': Author Traces A Hunger That Food Can't Fix

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Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation, by Kristin Kobes Du Mez Liveright hide caption

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'Jesus And John Wayne' Explores Christian Manhood — And How Belief Can Bolster Trump

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Dr. Julie Holland, author of the new book, Good Chemistry, says that when patients taking antidepressants have stopped experiencing relief, psychedelic drugs might be used in conjunction with talk therapy to help some work through past traumas. Milos Zivkovic/EyeEm/Getty Images hide caption

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Psychiatrist Explores Possible Benefits Of Treating PTSD With Ecstasy Or Cannabis

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Berkley

For This 'Party Of Two', Distance Isn't The Only Bump On The Road

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Viking

In 'Love,' Roddy Doyle Mines The Past — Over Many, Many Pints

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Black Lives Matter activists occupy the traffic circle underneath the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert Lee, last week, in Richmond, Va. Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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'From Here to Equality' Author Makes A Case, And A Plan, For Reparations

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A server wears a protective face mask while attending to customers amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Bethesda, Md., on June 12. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Confusion About Reopening, An Expert Explains How To Assess COVID-19 Risk

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Harry N. Abrams

Tune In To 'Up All Night' For The Story Of Daniel Schorr And The Birth Of CNN

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