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'Show Won't Go On': Book Compiles Performers Who Died On Stage

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Navigating Culture And Crushes In 'Frankly In Love'

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In 'Obviously,' Comedian Muses About Growing Up In A Small Kentucky Town

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Edward Snowden Speaks Out: 'I Haven't And I Won't' Cooperate With Russia

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Life, Love, Coming Out And Culture Shock In 'Juliet Takes A Breath'

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Racial Tensions Complicate The Search For A Missing Child In 'Heaven, My Home'

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