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'With Ash On Their Faces': The Story And Struggle Of The Yazidi

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A Lady From 1881 Gets A New Portrait In 'Mrs. Osmond'

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Priest Responds To Gang Members' 'Lethal Absence Of Hope' With Jobs, And Love

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Bunk is the new book by Kevin Young. Christina Ascani/NPR hide caption

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A Book On 'Bunk' For Our Post-Truth Times

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Author Explores A Dark History Through A Magical Story In 'Rise Of The Jumbies'

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Paul Hollywood Recounts His 'Baker's Life,' From Ginger Biscuits To Fancy Cakes

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Helping Refugees Is The Test Of Our Times, David Miliband Says

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In New Novel, 'Martian' Author Andy Weir Builds A Colony On The Moon

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'Annotated African American Folktales' Reclaims Stories Passed Down From Slavery

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'Hue 1968' Revisits An American 'Turning Point' In The War In Vietnam

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In 'Wonder Valley,' There's More Than One Los Angeles

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Author Beverly Gray Looks Back On 50 Years Of 'The Graduate' In Her Latest Book

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Once An Underground Currency, Bitcoin Emerges As 'A New Way To Track Information'

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Lou Reed performs in New York City in 2004. "I wanted to write a book that took Lou ... seriously," says biographer Anthony DeCurtis. Peter Kramer/Getty Images hide caption

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Biographer Sought To Write The Kind Of Book Lou Reed 'Deserved'

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'A Taste Of Paris': How The City Of Light Became The City Of Food

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Obama poses with a boy who fell asleep during the White House's Father's Day ice cream social on June 14, 2013. Souza remembers the president calling out, "Pete, you've got to get a picture of this." Pete Souza/Courtesy of Little, Brown and Company, New York hide caption

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Photographer Pete Souza Reflects On 8 Years (And 1.9 Million Photos) Of Obama

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'Mad Men' Creator Says Writing A Novel Is Nothing Like TV Writing

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Actress Jenifer Lewis details her journey to the spotlight in her memoir, The Mother of Black Hollywood. Harper Collins hide caption

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Jenifer Lewis Of 'Black-ish' Reflects On Her Role As Black Hollywood's Mother

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Andrea J. Ritchie is a black lesbian immigrant, police misconduct attorney, and 2014 Senior Soros Justice Fellow. She is currently researcher-in-residence on Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Criminalization at the Barnard Center for Research on Women. W.C. Moss/Beacon Press hide caption

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Ritchie reads from her book

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The Property Brothers, Drew and Jonathan Scott, have a new memoir called It Takes Two. Courtesy of HGTV hide caption

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The Property Brothers Flip A Page On Their TV Triumphs

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