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Fun fact: Human placenta is tender like veal, but lacks that rich beefy taste.

The writer's Hughes biography didn't exactly work out — but he still got a book out of it.

  • Elena Goukassian
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  • Jan 26
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Meet four dogs who have made friends across species lines.

Pit your wits against those of a Pulitzer Prize winning columnist on this Florida weird news quiz.

The novel tells the story of eight men and women living in a sealed glass bubble called E2 for two years in the mid-’90s.

  • Elena Goukassian
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  • Oct 19
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In the book, excerpted here, Express' advice columnist catalogs the great thinkers of psychology and examines how their theories play out in everyday life.

Jeff Chang's new book, "We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation,” links Black Lives Matter with past civil rights movements and current pop culture.

Historian Elizabeth Cobbs has written a novel, "The Hamilton Affair" about early America's most fascinating power couple.

The novelist chats about his new book, "Purity," soon to be a Showtime series starring Daniel Craig.

The former "Community" star performed at the Kennedy Center on Tuesday as part of the inaugural District of Comedy Festival.

Chuck Klosterman, Emma Straub and other notable authors will be visiting D.C. this summer to promote their new books.

“Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War” explores fireproof uniforms, shark repellent and other inventions that keep U.S. defense teams well equipped.

  • Stephanie Breijo
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  • Jun 2, 2016
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If it weren't for bicycles, women might still be stuck in organ-crushing corsets.

Primatologist Frans de Waal answers our questions, including why, if chimps are so smart, they haven't invented the iPhone.

Will being happily married put a dent in Augusten Burroughs' memoir writing?

In her stunning memoir, Helen Macdonald describes how training a goshawk helped her cope with her father's death. How will she follow up such a singular work?

Diane Rehm began writing her new book, “On My Own,” on the last night of her husband’s life.

Are you an Upholder, a Questioner, an Obliger or a Rebel? Knowing the answer is the key to changing your daily habits, according to author Gretchen Rubin.

The book, which Strout will discuss in D.C. this weekend, came as a surprise even to the author herself.

  • Allie Ghaman
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  • Jan 13, 2016
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The authors of ‘A Brief History of Creation’ explore humanity's evolving understanding of the beginning of life on earth.

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