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'American Oligarchs' Reveals How Trump, Kushner Families Learned To Work The System

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Author Peggy Orenstein's new book, Boys & Sex, is based on extensive interviews with more than 100 college and college-bound boys and young men across the U.S. between the ages of 16 and 22 on intimacy, consent and navigating masculinity. They spanned a broad range of races, religions, classes and sexual orientations. Siza Padovan/Getty Images hide caption

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'Boys & Sex' Reveals That Young Men Feel 'Cut Off From Their Hearts'

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Grove Books

'Why We Can't Sleep' Documents The Unique Pressures On Gen X Women

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In a new book The Joy of Movement: How Exercise Helps Us Find Happiness, Hope, Connection, and Courage, author Kelly McGonigal argues that we should look beyond weight loss to the many social and emotional benefits of exercise. Boris Austin/Getty Images hide caption

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'Chicken Of The Sea' Is So Wacky — Of Course It Was Created By Kids

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2012's song of the summer, Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe," inspired the popular music podcast Switched on Pop. Now, the co-hosts have authored a new book. Barry Brecheisen/AP hide caption

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'Switched On Pop' Podcast Turns Accessible Music Analysis Into A New Book

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Genie Milgrom, pictured in 2013, stands in the entryway of her Miami home wrapped in a long family tree, filled with the names of 22 generations of grandmothers. Raised Catholic, Milgrom traced her family's hidden Jewish roots with the help of a trove of ancient family recipes written down by the women of her family over generations. Emily Michot/Miami Herald/Tribune News Service via Getty Images hide caption

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Trove Of Recipes Dating Back To Inquisition Reveals A Family's Secret Jewish Roots

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Happy Winter Solstice! At Last, We've Made It To 'The Shortest Day'

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When Mom Is Mary Poppins: Julie Andrews Writes Memoir With Her Daughter

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Tradewind Books

This Book Teaches Kids The Concept Of 'Boonoonoonous' (It's A Good Thing)

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Van Cliburn moves through difficult passage in the final round of Tchaikovsky International Piano & Violin competition on April 11, 1958 in Moscow. AP hide caption

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'Dangerous Melodies' Examines Classical Music And American Foreign Relations

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Parker Curry, 4, takes in Amy Sherald's painting of Michelle Obama in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Parker has co-authored a book with her mom called Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment. Mhari Shaw/NPR hide caption

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In 'Parker Looks Up,' A 2-Year-Old Shares A Moment With Michelle Obama

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'The Best Thing You Can Do Is Not Buy More Stuff,' Says 'Secondhand' Expert

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Dr. BJ Miller's new project, the Center for Dying and Living, is a website designed for people to share their stories related to living with illness, disability or loss, or their stories of caring for someone with those conditions. Simon & Schuster hide caption

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After A Freak Accident, A Doctor Finds Insight Into 'Living Life And Facing Death'

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Jay-Z performs at Day 2 of Something in the Water Festival 2019 in Virginia Beach, Va. Craig Barritt/Courtesy of the artist. hide caption

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For Jay-Z's 50th Birthday, A New Biography Centers His Lyrical Legacy

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Eye contact may trigger release of the brain hormone oxytocin in both humans and dogs. Photos by R A Kearton/Getty Images hide caption

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Jimmy Kimmel Writes A Picture Book, Says 'Kids Are Always Ready To Laugh'

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Henry Holt and Co.

In 'Children Of Virtue And Vengeance,' Magic Has Returned. Now What?

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