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Journalist Explores Challenges For 'Power Moms' In New Book

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'The Conductors' Is A History Buff's Dream Fantasy Novel

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'It's Hard To Leave Him': 'Sympathizer' Spy Story Continues In 'The Committed'

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Will Nico Walker Watch 'Cherry?' Probably Not

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The Legacies Of Black Icons Sam Cooke, Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) And Malcolm X

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Hunt, Gather, Parent: What Ancient Cultures Can Teach Us About the Lost Art of Raising Happy, Helpful Little Humans, by Michaeleen Doucleff Avid Reader Press hide caption

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'Hunt, Gather, Parent' Offers Lessons Collected Around The World

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Véronique Tadjo's 'In The Company Of Men' Focuses On West Africa's Ebola Outbreak

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Tim O'Brien was a foot soldier during the Vietnam War. "The problem for me really is that I questioned the rectitude of the war," he says. "I thought I was doing the wrong thing by being there." Courtesy of Gravitas Ventures hide caption

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Tim O'Brien On Late-In-Life Fatherhood And The Things He Carried From Vietnam

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What Does The 'War' Over Obamacare Reveal About Our Governing Bodies?

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Red Line: The Unraveling of Syria and America's Race to Destroy the Most Dangerous Arsenal in the World, by Joby Warrick Doubleday hide caption

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'Red Line' Examines Syria's Use Of Chemical Weapons, And The World's Discovery Of It

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'Popular Longing' Digs Into Everything We'd Rather Leave Unsaid

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Journalist Margaret Coker Retells The Story Of The Battle Against ISIS In New Book

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What Fashion History Says About A Vice Presidential 'Vogue' Controversy

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'Black Radical' Traces The Life And Legacy Of Activist William Monroe Trotter

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