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Shriver Finds Wisdom Among The Intellectually Disabled

Timothy Shriver's new memoir is a look at the inspirational people he met as chairman of the Special Olympics. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Shriver about his book, Fully Alive.
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Roger Moore: The Man With The Golden Life

Sir Roger Moore has played James Bond more than any other actor; his new memoir One Lucky Bastard chronicles a life spent working and laughing with stars — and learning how to kiss from Lana Turner.
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After Catalonia's Independence Vote, An 'Homage' To George Orwell

This week Spain's northeast region voted in favor of independence. But the results weren't recognized by the Spanish government. The situation reminds poet Rowan Ricardo Phillips of a favorite book.
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How To Make A Faux Cheddar In One Hour

Once Claudia Lucero had mastered rapid cheese-making, she knew it was time to tackle cheddar. But cheddar takes months, even years, to age, so Lucero devised a pseudo version: the Smoky Cheater.
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Amazon, Hachette Reach Agreement Over E-Book Prices

The agreement in the months-long dispute was announced today and the two former adversaries will resume normal business "immediately," according to a press release.
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Amazon And Hachette Reach A Deal On E-Book Pricing

The multiyear agreement, which will take effect in early 2015, ends a months-long stalemate between the online retail giant and the publishing powerhouse.
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Maurice Sendak's Book Collection At Heart Of Legal Dispute

Robert Siegel talks with The Philadelphia Inquirer's Peter Dobrin about a dispute between a Philadelphia Museum and the estate of Maurice Sendak, over the late author's rare book collection.
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Author Richard Ford Says 'Let Me Be Frank' About Aging And Dying

The Pulitzer Prize-winning writer's new book centers on Frank Bascombe, a 68-year-old man dealing with his aging body, a dying friend and his ex-wife, who has Parkinson's.
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Bush 41 And 43 Share Common Enemy: Saddam Hussein

Former President George W. Bush discusses with NPR's David Greene how both he and his father, former President George H.W. Bush, waged war against Saddam Hussein, and the state of Iraq today.
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George W. Bush's Book Reflects On Moscow, Ukraine's Revolution

Former President George W. Bush discusses how his father dealt with the fall of the Soviet Union, and how his own policies toward former Soviet republics affected the U.S. relationship with Moscow.

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