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A Widow Discovers That Her Marriage Wasn't 'Monogamy'

Acclaimed novelist Sue Miller's new book Monogamy is in part about how the dead can go on revealing themselves to the living. It's about a woman who discovers things about her husband after his death.

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Author Traces What Happened To WWII's 'Last Million' Displaced People

Historian David Nasaw tells the story of more than a million people stranded in defeated Nazi Germany after World War II. Some felt they couldn't return to their home countries under Soviet control. Others were Jewish survivors who had no homes to return to. Nasaw's book is 'The Last Million.'

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Author Yaa Gyasi Says Writing Can Be 'An Act Of Love And Justice'

Race and belonging are the central themes of Yaa Gyasi's work. Her 2016 debut novel, Homegoing, about slavery, won a National Book critic's circle award, and the National Book Foundation's 5 under 35 honor.
Gyasi's new novel, Transcendent Kingdom, draws on Gyasi's life as the daughter of immigrants from Ghana.

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