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Author Anna Sale Encourages Everyone To 'Talk About Hard Things'

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Vignettes Of Author's Daughter Inspired Kid's Book About Sensory Differences

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Author Imbolo Mbue Explores The Politics Of Oil In 'How Beautiful We Were'

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Jhumpa Lahiri On Her Unique Use Of Place In 'Whereabouts'

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Hooked author Michael Moss says processed food companies appeal to our childhood nostalgia: "What we eat is all about memory." Grace Cary/Getty Images hide caption

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Cheap, Legal And Everywhere: How Food Companies Get Us 'Hooked' On Junk

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Embarrassed By Your Parents? 'Watercress' Explores That Universal Kid Experience

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Thomas Nelson

This Sunday, Visit 'PreachersNSneakers' For Fashion, Flexing And For-Profit Faith

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Memoir Looks Back On When Nyamayaro's Life Was Set On A Path

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Boynton, Ma Join Forces For 'Jungle Night,' A Book With Soundtrack, Video

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How The Culture Of Black Pain Can Both Hurt And Help Black Americans

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Nora McInerny: How Can We Face Life's Rough Edges?

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In 'Crying In H Mart' Michelle Zauner Grapples With Food, Grief And Identity

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Nigella Lawson On How To Find Peace While Cooking

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George W. Bush Lends His Voice To Immigrants In 'Out Of Many, One'

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Lauren Hough struggled to adjust after escaping a doomsday cult. "There's an aspect of trauma that's hard to explain," she says. "It's exhausting to be scared all of the time. That anxiety just starts to weigh on you." Karl Poss IV/Knopf Doubleday hide caption

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After Growing Up In A Cult, Lauren Hough Freed Herself By Writing The Truth

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