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What’s happening to Clinton’s new campaign book is exactly what happened to her campaign, writes Steve Almond.
The early 20th-century writer not only depicted America’s newly advancing weight obsession, but was a witting observer of our national obsession as it unfolded during her four-decade writing career, writes Jean Fain.
In her book, "The Diversity Bargain," Natasha Warikoo, associate professor of education at Harvard, explores the views of affirmative action among students at three elite colleges.
On Oct. 19, 1987, the stock market fell 22.6 percent, the largest single-day loss in Wall Street history.
Jill Dawson makes Highsmith the main character in "The Crime Writer" and Jo Baker tracks Beckett in the Resistance in "A Country Road, a Tree."
The new book "Unhealthy Politics" explores why so much of the medical care Americans get lacks strong scientific evidence on how effective it is, and the role doctors, politicians and the public play.
The issue was brought home for Gawande, a surgeon and author, when his father was diagnosed with incurable brain cancer.
A master of the thriller and the historical epic, Follett's latest novel is "A Column of Fire."
Dick Lehr's new book for young adults is "Trell."
Scott Parazynski’s lifelong dream was to become an astronaut. But before being selected for the NASA space program, he tried out for the U.S. Olympic luge team and became an ER doctor.
Celeste Ng is the author of "Little Fires Everywhere" and "Everything I Never Told You."
On Sept. 11, 2001, one young man led several people down the stairs to safety after a plane hit the south tower of the World Trade Center.
Danielle Allen has written one of the most important books published in America in the past five years. It's called "Cuz: The Life and Times of Michael A," and it's the story of her beloved cousin, Michael.
The “Godmother of Punk Rock,” Patti Smith, on creativity and invention. She’s with us.
Kurt Andersen says over the past 500 years, America has slowly become untethered from reality.
Today's British Secret Service investigates whether George Smiley was part of the "Spy Who Came in from the Cold" killings.
Set in 1939 New York, Brendan Mathews' first novel follows one action-packed week with tight-as-a-snare-drum pacing.
Country and bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs brings his mandolin and a lifetime of stories.
Another Game of Thrones season down. What drives us to Westeros?
Standardized school testing is one of the lightening rods in the long debate over education, and education reform in the United States.