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Protesters gathered earlier this month outside Stockholm's Old Stock Exchange building, where the Swedish Academy meets. Demonstrators showed support for resigned Permanent Secretary Sara Danius by wearing her hallmark tied blouse. Fredrik Persson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Stockholm Stock Exchange Building, which has housed the Royal Swedish Academy since the early 20th century, seen in 2010. "It is a bomb dropped right onto the Stock Exchange Building," a local culture editor said of the allegations and subsequent resignations. "The institution is in ruins." Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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You might not recognize the names of the 2018 Whiting Award winners, but you probably recognize many of their predecessors — including Pulitzer winner Jorie Graham, National Book Award winner Jonathan Franzen, David Foster Wallace, NBA winners Denis Johnson and Adam Johnson, and Man Booker winner Lydia Davis. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Author Sue Grafton, author of 25 mysteries featuring detective Kinsey Millhone, died Thursday at age 77. Grafton is seen here with a copy of her book R is for Ricochet in 2005. Michael Buckner/Getty Images hide caption

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Poet John Ashbery, seen here in his New York apartment in 2008, is widely regarded as one of the 20th century's greatest poets. He died at the age of 90 on Sunday, at his home in Hudson, N.Y. Bebeto Matthews/AP hide caption

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Former President Barack Obama's tweet after the violence Charlottesville, Va., is now the most-liked tweet ever. The tweet quoted Nelson Mandela and included this photo of Obama visiting a daycare in Maryland. Pete Souza/The White House hide caption

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Michiko Kakutani (center) stands flanked by Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter and his son Ash at a party in New York City in 2008. Patrick McMullan via Getty Images hide caption

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Michael Bond sits with a Paddington Bear toy in 2008. Bond died Tuesday, according to his publisher, nearly six decades after his beloved character first appeared in print. Sang Tan/AP hide caption

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