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The 'Strange Science' Behind The Big Business Of Exercise Recovery

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In 'The Night Tiger,' Fantastic Beasts Of Colonial Malaysia

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'Love Poems For Married People' Will Help Spice Things Up In The— Zzzzz

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Journalist Jill Abramson participates in a conference at Santa Clara Convention Center on Feb. 24, 2015 in Santa Clara, Calif. Marla Aufmuth/Getty Images hide caption

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Transcript: Former 'New York Times' Editor Jill Abramson Addresses Book Allegations

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Marlon James Builds A New World From Old Stories In 'Black Leopard'

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Random House Copy Chief: Stand Tall, Wordsmiths! (But Choose Your Battles)

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Hallucinations Kidnap The Senses In 'The Collected Schizophrenias'

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A Teen Faces Colorism At School And At Home In 'Genesis Begins Again'

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Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., announced on Jan. 23 that he is forming an exploratory committee to run for the Democratic presidential nomination. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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The Youngest 2020 Candidate Pushes A Platform Of 'Inter-Generational Justice'

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In 'Maid,' A Single Mother Finds 'No Way' To Make It On Minimum Wage

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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's new book, Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics details his history with New Jersey politics and thoughts on the Trump administration. Elias Williams for NPR hide caption

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Chris Christie: There Is No One With More Influence Over Trump Than Jared Kushner

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'Underground' Digs Up The Secrets Of Hidden Communities Around The World

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Henry Winkler, who has dyslexia, has spent his life struggling to read books. "It never dawned on me that I would have my name on a book," Winkler tells NPR's Michel Martin. Christopher Polk/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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Dyslexia Made Henry Winkler Feel 'Stupid' For Years. Now, He's A Best-Selling Author

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'99 Nights In Logar' Is An Afghan Adventure Told In Nested Stories

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Who Ran The Numbers Racket? Mom

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Tasting Food For The Führer At 'The Wolf's Table'

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Journalist Recounts The Absurdity And Torture Of 544 Days In Iran's Evin Prison

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'Field Guide To The North American Teenager' Taps Into The Raw Anxiety Of Adolescence

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"It feels like confessing a crime," Tommy Tomlinson says about revealing his weight in his new book, The Elephant in the Room: One Fat Man's Quest to Get Smaller in a Growing America. Courtesy of Simon & Schuster hide caption

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He Was 460 Pounds. What Confronting His Weight Taught Him About Obesity In America

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There's No Rest For Anyone In 'The Dreamers'

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