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Hunter S. Thompson's Widow Opens Doors To His 'War Room'

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Jesmyn Ward poses for a portrait near DeLisle Bayou in DeLisle, Miss. Ward, 40, has chosen to return to DeLisle and raise her children there, despite her profound ambivalence about what the town represents. Emily Kask for NPR hide caption

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Writing Mississippi: Jesmyn Ward Salvages Stories Of The Silenced

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An illustration of beard lichens, a plant mentioned in writings by author J.R.R. Tolkien. It appears in The Children of Húrin, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Courtesy of Graham Judd hide caption

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Tolkien's Plant Passion Moves Botanist To Create Guide To Middle Earth

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Celebrating 30 Years Of 'Fresh Air': Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novelist John Updike

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'Ghost Of The Innocent Man': A Story Of 24 Years Of Wrongful Imprisonment

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The Consequences Of Anti-Vaccination In 'Keep You Safe'

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'The Burning Girl': Girls Who Make Each Other Who They Are

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Love And Cruelty Are Bound Together In 'My Absolute Darling'

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