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How to Fly (In Ten Thousand Easy Lessons): Poetry, by Barbara Kingsolver Harper hide caption

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Barbara Kingsolver's Passion For Poetry Prevails In 'How To Fly'

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Gallery Books

There's No 'Convenient Structure To Life,' Says Allie Brosh

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Forbes journalist Dan Alexander writes about the president's potential conflicts of interest in White House, Inc. "You can't have a blind trust and have a building that says 'Trump Tower' on the outside of [it]," Alexander says. "How blind is that?" Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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'White House, Inc.' Author: Trump's Businesses Offer 'A Million Potential Conflicts'

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Pantheon Books

'Conditional Citizens' Examines What It Means To Be An American

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"I'm a comedian. I'm not here to be agreed with," says Colin Quinn. "In fact, if you came up to me and said, 'You're not funny, but I agree with you,' I'd be offended because I'm here to make people laugh. ... It's much more powerful than somebody agreeing with you." Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Audible hide caption

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In A 'Coast-To-Coast Roast,' Colin Quinn Finds Humor In The State We're In

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H.R. McMaster, then U.S. national security adviser, attends a joint press conference of President Trump and Baltic heads of state at the White House in April 2018. Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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McMaster: Goal Of Changing Putin Is A 'Delusion' Suffered By 3 Presidents

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Bishop Michael Curry gave a sermon at the 2018 royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, at St. George's Chapel, in Windsor, England. Steve Parsons/Pool / Getty Images hide caption

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Bishop Michael Curry Preaches The Power Of Love To Find 'Hope In Troubling Times'

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In her new book, Modern Madness: An Owner's Manual, Terri Cheney, who lives with bipolar disorder, shares advice for dealing with anxiety and depression and helping loved ones through a crisis. Neha Gupta/Getty Images hide caption

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In his new book No Rules Rules, Reed Hastings attributes Netflix's success to the unorthodox office culture at the company. Hastings is pictured at Summit LA17 in Los Angeles in 2017. Amy Harris/Invision/AP hide caption

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Netflix CEO Embraces 'No Rules,' But Work Is Anything But Chill

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A collection of current and past presidential advertising materials hangs on a wall in the visitor center of the New Hampshire State House in Concord, N.H. Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Collect Data, Influence Votes: 'If Then' Traces The Genesis Of Data-Driven Politics

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Bloomsbury Publishing

Home Sweet Labyrinth: Susanna Clarke's Mysterious 'Piranesi' Will Lock You In

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Ayad Akhtar won a Pulitzer Prize for Disgraced, his play about a conflicted American Muslim man living in New York after Sept. 11. Vincent Tullo/Little, Brown And Company hide caption

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It's Real, It's Fiction, It's A Paradox: Ayad Akhtar On His 'Homeland Elegies'

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"We all have to work at making the immigrant story much more public," said Maria Hinojosa, author of a new memoir, Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America. Photo by Kevin Abosch hide caption

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Journalist Maria Hinojosa Tells Latinos, Silenced Voices: 'We Need You'

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Collateral Damage: Britain, America, and Europe in the Age of Trump, by Kim Darroch Public Affairs hide caption

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Former British Ambassador To U.S. Reflects On Becoming Trump Persona Non Grata

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Former FBI Agent Ali Soufan, shown here in New York in 2018, interrogated many al-Qaida suspects after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Soufan's 2011 book on that topic, The Black Banners, included many redactions. A new version was released this week without the redactions. Hector Retamal /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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For Ex-FBI Interrogator Ali Soufan, Sept. 11 Still Frames His Life

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Nancy Paulsen Books

Jacqueline Woodson Wants Kids To Know The Beauty — And The Danger — Of Football

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Refugees stand outside the West Berlin refugee headquarters, waiting for registration, on March 3, 1953. Werner Kreusch/AP Photo hide caption

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Author Traces What Happened To WWII's 'Last Million' Displaced People

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Yaa Gyasi's first novel, Homegoing, won a National Book Critics Circle Award and a PEN/Hemingway Award. Her latest is Transcendent Kingdom. Peter Hurley/Vilcek Foundation/Penguin Random House hide caption

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Author Yaa Gyasi Says Writing Can Be 'An Act Of Love And Justice'

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