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'Planet of Clay' describes the brutal toll of the Syrian civil war on a young girl

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You can do it: Elizabeth Warren makes a pinkie promise to girls

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Author Jeff Chu on completing the book Rachel Held Evans started before she died

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Supporters of President Trump protest outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. Alex Edelman/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's strategy to overturn the 2020 election didn't work. Next time it might

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David Copperfield's new book opens a window into the world of magic

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

OK, so you're a 'Sellout.' Now what?

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Quinones' book 'The Least of Us' sheds light on the dangers of fentanyl and meth

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'Sellout' explores how anti-establishment views in punk puts bands in a tough spot

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Author Kati Marton explores Angela Merkel's impact on the world in 'The Chancellor'

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Katie Couric, shown here in 2016, reflects on the successes and setbacks she's experienced as a journalist in her new memoir, Going There. Mike Windle/Getty Images hide caption

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After years of trying to be likable, Katie Couric is letting that go

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In their book, Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen envision a more unified U.S.

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Bruce Springsteen, Michelle Obama and Barack Obama in the Blue Room before the Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony on Nov. 22, 2016. It's one of many photos featured in the Renegades book. Pete Souza courtesy of the Barack Obama Presidential Library hide caption

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In a new book, Barack Obama and Bruce Springsteen envision a more unified America

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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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Nick Offerman on why he finds solace in the outdoors

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