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Rachel Barenbaum's 'A Bend In The Stars' Tells A Tale Of Injustice And Romance

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A new book, Bottle of Lies, reveals serious safety and purity concerns about the global generic-drug supply. Tetra Images/Getty Images hide caption

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The Generic Drugs You're Taking May Not Be As Safe Or Effective As You Think

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In 'Once More We Saw Stars,' Grief And Love Together

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In 'Unspeakable,' A Journalist Gives Silence An Investigative Treatment

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Howard Stern Tells Terry Gross His 'Pure Id' Days Are Behind Him

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Did This Novel About LSD Trials Get It Right? We Ask Someone Who Was There

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'All The Rage' Isn't About Moms Having It All — It's About Moms Doing It All

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Gerry Marrocco, a historical interpreter and guide, gives a tour known as the Liberty Ride at the Battle Green in Lexington, Mass. on May 8, 2019. Tony Luong for NPR hide caption

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In 'The British Are Coming,' Rick Atkinson Turns His Gaze To The American Revolution

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Craig Ferguson On Recovery, Philosophy And A Lifetime Of 'Riding The Elephant'

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Retired Justice John Paul Stevens Talks History, His New Book And Ping-Pong

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Eugenics, Anti-Immigration Laws Of The Past Still Resonate Today, Journalist Says

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A new book explores the psychological harms of domestic violence. Nanette Hoogslag/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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'No Visible Bruises' Upends Stereotypes Of Abuse, Sheds Light On Domestic Violence

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"Youth is a powerful drug, you know? I was on a mission. So, yeah, I wasn't gonna let anything stop me," Ani DiFranco says. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ani DiFranco Relives Her Indie Rock Rise: 'I Wanted A Different Kind Of Power'

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In Helen Hoang's Novels, Autism Is No Bar To Love And Happiness

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David Carr's Daughter On The 'Grand Caper' Of Life, And The Grief Of Loss

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Melinda Gates at a panel discussion in New York in February. She is the author of a new book, The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World. John Lamparski/Getty Images hide caption

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Melinda Gates On Marriage, Parenting And Why She Made Bill Drive The Kids To School

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How A 'Mama's Boy' And His Mama Found A Path Beyond Politics

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April is National Poetry Month. From left to right, poets: Kaveh Akbar, Fatimah Asghar, Ada Limon, Hieu Minh Nguyen and Ashley M. Jones. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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A Bouquet Of Poets For National Poetry Month

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Real Photos Inspire A Fictional Life In 'Feast Your Eyes'

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Palliative care is a growing specialty that provides comfort care and that teaches patients and doctors how to talk about patients' goals for life with serious disease — and how to prepare for a good ending. Sturti/Getty Images hide caption

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