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Published Date: 9/18/2014
This month, Virginia author Wendi Kaufman makes her literary debut with the release of "Helen on 86th Street and Other Stories," just a month after she died of cancer.
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Published Date: 8/20/2014
Author Elmore Leonard, who died a year ago this week at 87, wrote more than 40 books during his prolific career. To honor Leonard, whose characters will never die, looks at some of...
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Published Date: 8/15/2014
In 1936 a young writer from Atlanta had her first novel published. Margaret Mitchell's Civil War epic "Gone With the Wind" quickly became a bestseller. Join us as we look back at the people who made "Gone With the Wind" an enduring classic.
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Published Date: 8/13/2014
Julia Child delivered the wonders of French cuisine to millions of Americans with her classic cookbook "Mastering the Art of French Cooking," one of more than two dozen books on cooking she wrote. For nearly 40 years on...
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Published Date: 7/28/2014
Walter Dean Myers was troubled for years by his father's apparent disdain for Myers' work as an author. Before Myers' death this summer, he recorded a StoryCorps interview with his son, revealing the surprising cause of his father's behavior. ...
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Published Date: 7/18/2014
Jane Austen was not an acclaimed author during her lifetime. Her most popular works – including Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice and Emma – were published anonymously...
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