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'Goosebumps' is turning 30 — the scariest part is how old that makes you

The
Goosebumps
series continues to take its hooks, tentacles, or some other creepy tendrils effectually fans today.

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‘Goosebumps’ is turning thirty — the scariest part is how sometime that makes you

Gerald Stern, prize-winning and lyrical poet, dies at 97

Gerald Stern speaks to the audience during the National Book Awards in New York Wed, November. xviii, 1998. Stern, one of the country’due south well-nigh loved and respected poets who wrote with spirited melancholy and earthly sense of humour about his babyhood, Judaism, bloodshed and the wonders of the contemplative life, has died.

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A doctor's Ebola memoir is all too timely with a new outbreak in Uganda

Dr. Benjamin Black in front of the Gondama Referral Centre in Sierra Leone, where he worked during the Ebola outbreak of 2014-2016. The center treated children and women in urgent need of obstetric and gynecological care. As the outbreak exploded, the center decided to terminate albeit pregnant women, a determination that still weighs on Black.

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13 books full of thrills and chills for Halloween

Fresh Air’due south Halloween special, with horror masters Stephen King and Jordan Peele

Seven things to look for in season 2 of 'House of the Dragon'

What to expect when y’all’re expecting
House of the Dragon
flavor 2: This. Lots of this.

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A reporter's memoir of her jail time gets banned in Florida prisons

One announcer’s memoir of rehabilitation is existence banned in Florida country prisons.

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An unearthed John Steinbeck column probes the strength of U.S. democracy

John Steinbeck talks to media in the office of his publisher in New York on Oct. 25, 1962.

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How the cartoonist behind The Addams Family defused fear, with dead-on humor

Charles Addams in his Westhampton Embankment, N.Y., studio in 1977.

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How the cartoonist behind The Addams Family unit defused fear, with dead-on sense of humour

Bono discusses his new memoir, 'Surrender,' and the faith at U2's core

Bono, left, with
Morn Edition
co-host Rachel Martin.

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Bono discusses his new memoir, ‘Surrender,’ and the faith at U2’south core

Writer, truck driver, meat cutter and prophet of compassion Mike Davis dies at 76

Scholar Mike Davis was a public intellectual best known for his book
City of Quartz
and other searing critiques of capitalism, corruption and ecology degradation.

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3 books in translation that ask a lot — and allow the reader to ask a lot in return


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Fear, Halloween and the real-life horrors of the past

Fear, Halloween and the real-life horrors of the past

For William Shatner, seeing Earth from space was moving and heartbreaking

Last year, Star Expedition’south William Shatner boarded Blue Origin’s New Shepard and became the oldest person to fly into space.

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For William Shatner, seeing Globe from space was moving and heartbreaking

Cormac McCarthy's new books seem to try to encapsulate the human experience


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Their book is banned from dozens of districts, but has helped countless young readers

Writer and LGBTQ activist George M. Johnson sparked chat — and controversy — with their 2020 memoir near growing upwardly Blackness and queer.
All Boys Aren’t Blue
has been banned in dozens of school libraries.

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Their book is banned from dozens of districts, but has helped endless young readers

Salman Rushdie has lost sight in one eye and the use of one hand, his agent says

Salman Rushdie is pictured in 2017. Rushdie’s agent says the author has lost sight in i eye and the use of a hand equally he recovers from an attack.

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Author Colleen Hoover went from tending cows to writing bestsellers

Author Colleen Hoover signs her novel, “Information technology Starts with Us.”

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Writer Colleen Hoover went from tending cows to writing bestsellers

The Sioux Chef uses only native ingredients, but isn't 'cooking like it's 1491'

Sean Sherman is the co-founder of the Minneapolis restaurant, Owamni.

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The Sioux Chef uses merely native ingredients, only isn’t ‘cooking like it’s 1491’

A canine psychologist with a new puppy explores 'how dogs become themselves'

A canine psychologist with a new puppy explores ‘how dogs get themselves’

'House of the Dragon' episode 10: Dance, dragons, dance

“You like it? Is information technology also much? It’south not too much, right?” Rhaenyra (Emma D’Arcy) zazzes up Dragonstone with a statement piece.

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