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'Then Again': Diane Keaton On Owing It All To Mom

In 1977, Diane Keaton's role in Annie Hall turned her into the star she had dreamed of becoming since she was a little girl, when no one believed she would make it more than her own mother. Keaton looks back on her life — and her mom — in her new memoir, Then Again.
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In Don DeLillo's 'Angel,' Stories Of America Alone

The latest book from the celebrated American novelist is a collection of short stories pulled from his decades-long career. Exploring themes of isolation and solitude, The Angel Esmeralda charts a changing America from the 1970s through today.
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Stephen King Plots To Save JFK In '11/22/63'

In King's latest novel, a high-school teacher travels back in time to try to stop an assassination that altered the course of American history. "11/22/63 was our 9/11," says King, who first thought of the idea for the book on the anniversary of President Kennedy's death in 1971.
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Opposition To Nazis Binds French Women In 'Train'

In January 1943, 230 women of the French Resistance were sent to Auschwitz. Only 49 of them came back. Journalist Caroline Moorehead's latest book chronicles the bond between the women that enabled them to make it through.
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'Mrs. Nixon' Reimagines An Enigmatic First Lady

Who was Pat Nixon? Aside from being the wife of President Richard Nixon — and a very private person — she remains mostly a mystery. Now, a new novel by Ann Beattie blends fact and fiction in an effort to sketch the life of the former first lady.

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