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'I Couldn't Continue On': A Former Jehovah's Witness On Leaving The Faith

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Bad Things Happen Out Of The Blue In Sadie Jones' 'The Snakes'

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Bill Cosby is taken away in handcuffs after he was sentenced for felony sexual assault on Sept. 25, 2018, in Norristown, Penn. Mark Makela/AP hide caption

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'Chasing Cosby' Author Says Covering The Cosby Case Was A Journey Of Disillusionment

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2 Fractured Halves Make A Whole In 'Evvie Drake'

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'Damaged' Tales Of Love, In Fiction From 'BoJack' Creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg

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Nora McInerny on the TED stage. Callie Giovanna / TED hide caption

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Nora McInerny: What Does Moving Forward Look Like After Loss?

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Geriatrics is a specialty that should adapt and change with each patient, says physician and author Louise Aronson. "I need to be a different sort of doctor for people at different ages and phases of old age." Robert Lang Photography/Getty Images hide caption

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A Clearer Map For Aging: 'Elderhood' Shows How Geriatricians Help Seniors Thrive

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'Patron Saints Of Nothing' Is A Book For 'The Hyphenated'

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A Muslim In Rural, White Minnesota On How To 'Love Thy Neighbor'

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Random House

'Fleishman Is In Trouble': A Debut About Divorce, Dating And Disappearance

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'One Giant Leap' Explores The Herculean Effort Behind The 1969 Moon Landing

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A suicidal depression almost ended Ella Risbridger's life, but the London poet and journalist instead ended up writing an uplifting cookbook that promises to "make you fall in love with the world again." Courtesy of Gavin Day hide caption

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Former Teen Vogue Editor-In-Chief Elaine Welteroth, pictured here in 2017, has a new memoir out called More Than Enough. Kris Connor/Getty Images for Beautycon hide caption

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Former 'Teen Vogue' Editor Shares Her Memoir — And Her Manifesto

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Elliot Ackerman is also the author of the novels Dark at the Crossing and Waiting for Eden. He's pictured above during a TV taping in Milan in March 2016. Antonio Calanni/AP hide caption

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'I Write To Understand What I Think': A Veteran Turns To Words After War

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Amber Scorah writes about exiting the Jehovah's Witnesses in Leaving the Witness. Lee Towndrow/Viking hide caption

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'Leaving The Witness': The End Of The World As She Knew It, Upon Losing Her Religion

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Reporter Who Broke R. Kelly Story: Abuse Was In 'Full View Of The World'

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Author Michael Wolff at NPR offices on Sunday. Wolff's latest book claims special counsel Robert Mueller's office drew up an indictment of President Trump, a claim that's denied by the special counsel's office. Sarah Blesener/Sarah Blesener for NPR hide caption

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Michael Wolff Defends His Reporting Of New Trump Tell-All

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'Start With Truth And End With Art': Poet Ocean Vuong On His Debut Novel

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A 'Biloxi' Misanthrope 'Can't Help Himself' — But His Pet Dog Can

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A file photo shows the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Dr. Anthony Rostain, co-author of The Stressed Years of Their Lives, says today's college students are experiencing an "inordinate amount of anxiety." Lisa Poole/AP hide caption

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College Students (And Their Parents) Face A Campus Mental Health 'Epidemic'

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