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New Book Argues A Theory In Policing Is To Blame For Eric Garner's Death

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Night + Market Chef's New Cookbook Combines Thai Food And Fun

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'I Am Full Of Contradictions': Novelist Amy Tan On Fate And Family

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Astronaut Scott Kelly's Latest Mission: A Book

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Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

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Amy Tan (pictured with her family in 1959) found startling information about her parents while sifting through a treasure trove of family papers. Courtesy of Amy Tan hide caption

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Amy Tan Revisits The Roots Of Her Writing Career In 'Where The Past Begins'

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Tom Hanks Is Obsessed With Typewriters (So He Wrote A Book About Them)

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From Hamilton To Grant: Ron Chernow Paints A 'Farsighted' President in New Biography

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Tape worm pills were once advertised as a way to stay thin. Courtesy of Workman Publishing hide caption

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'Quackery' Chronicles How Our Love Of Miracle Cures Leads Us Astray

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Mortician Explores Cultures' Many Paths For 'Sacred Transition' Of Death

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Joseph Lister directing the use of carbolic acid spray in one of his earliest antiseptic surgical operations, circa 1865. Bettmann Archive hide caption

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'The Butchering Art': How A 19th Century Physician Made Surgery Safer

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Jimmy Fallon On The School Of 'SNL' And His Tendency To Smile Too Much

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75 Years Later, A Look At The 'Life, Legend, and Afterlife' Of 'Casablanca'

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'The Year I Was Peter The Great': A Young American In Soviet Russia

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On his podcast, Marc Maron (pictured here in Los Angeles in 2013) often asks guests what their parents do. "It's a very defining thing," he says. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Marc Maron On Robin Williams, Barack Obama And Learning To Be A Good Listener

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'Red Famine' Revisits Stalin's Brutal Campaign To Starve The Peasantry In Ukraine

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Poet Rupi Kaur: 'Art Should Be Accessible To The Masses'

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In 1960s New York, Witchy Women Learn 'The Rules Of Magic'

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