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For Jesmyn Ward, Writing Means Telling The 'Truth About The Place That I Live In'

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Dan Stevens as Charles Dickens and Christopher Plummer as Ebenezer Scrooge in The Man Who Invented Christmas. Kerry Brown/Bleecker Street Media hide caption

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Bookseller's Foray Into Hollywood Is A Dickens Of A Tale

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Unforgettable: The Bold Flavors of Paula Wolfert's Renegade Life by Emily Kaiser Thelin, a biography of famed chef and cookbook author Paula Wolfert, includes some of Wolfert's famously detailed recipes. Courtesy of Grand Central Life & Style hide caption

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New Biography Features Recipes Of Famed Chef And Cookbook Author Paula Wolfert

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George Orwell's Life In 'The Last Man In Europe'

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Loudon Wainwright III Opens Up About The 'Exes & Excess' That Inform His Music

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Chef Massimo Bottura creates a meal from Thanksgiving leftovers in NPR's kitchen. "The leftover is a big problem if you don't have a vision, if you don't have the knowledge of what you can do," he says. Above, he checks the breadcrumbs to make sure they're dry and fine enough to turn into a pasta called passatelli. Beck Harlan/NPR hide caption

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Less Waste, More Taste: A Master Chef Reimagines Thanksgiving Leftovers

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Gray Zeitz at his 1915 Chandler & Price printing press. Noah Adams/NPR hide caption

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When Making Books Was As Much Of An Art As Writing Them

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