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New Book Peeks Inside American Prison System

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'There Will Be No Miracles Here' And The American Dream

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Buffy Sainte-Marie performs during Hardly Strictly Bluegrass at Golden Gate Park in Oct. 2016 in San Francisco. Scott Dudelson/Getty Images hide caption

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Buffy Sainte-Marie's Authorized Biography Serves As A 'Map Of Hope'

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Greg Miller Digs Deeper Into Russia And The 2016 Election In 'The Apprentice'

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Cutter Kinseeker, chief of the Wolfriders, and his lifemate Leetah. Wendy Pini hide caption

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After 'Forty Years Of Pointed Ears,' 'ElfQuest' Ends Its Legendary Run

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In 'Waiting For Eden,' Grief With No Guarantee Of Closure

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Derek Black was following in his father's footsteps in the world of white nationalism until he had a change of heart. Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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How A Rising Star Of White Nationalism Broke Free From The Movement

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'Luckiest Girl Alive' Author On Kavanaugh Nomination, MeToo Era

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Little, Brown

Secrets Of A Teenage WWII Spy In 'Transcription'

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This did not really happen. Cows' heads did not emerge from the bodies of people newly inoculated against smallpox. But fear of the vaccine was so widespread that it prompted British satirist James Gillray to create this spoof in 1802. Institute of the History of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University hide caption

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How The Myers-Briggs Personality Test Began In A Mother's Living Room Lab

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Ashley Toliver's 'Spectra' Is Her First Major Book Of Poems

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Muhammad Ali Biography Reveals A Flawed Rebel Who Loved Attention

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Enric Marco stands next to a Spanish Republican flag at Mauthausen camp in Austria in May 2003. Marco, who was chairman of an association of Spanish Republicans deported from France to Nazi concentration camps during World War II, admitted in May 2005 that his tale of surviving the Flossenbuerg camp was a lie. Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Javier Cercas Uncovers The Truth Behind Spain's 'Impostor'

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