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Pregnant Women With Depression Face Tough Choices, No Easy Answers

Andrew Solomon, the author of The Noonday Demon, discusses the challenges of pregnancy for women who are depressed. The long-term effects of antidepressants taken during pregnancy are unclear.
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Infiltrating 'The Dark Net,' Where Criminals, Trolls And Extremists Reign

Jamie Bartlett exposes an encrypted underworld to the Internet in his book The Dark Net: "Anybody with something to hide, whether it's for good reasons or for ill, finds a very natural home there."
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What’s So Great About Book Clubs, Anyway?

The latest from WAMU 88.5 staffers Tayla Burney, Jonanthan Wilson and Chris Chester, who are participating in the NPR Morning Edition book club project for Kate Atkinson's A God In Ruins.

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A Publishing Insider Turns The Page On A Bygone World In 'Muse'

Poet and publisher Jonathan Galassi knows just about everyone in his industry, and a lot of them turn up in his debut novel, Muse. Lynn Neary talks to Galassi about the writing (and publishing) life.
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Book Review: 'Lifted By The Great Nothing,' Karim Dimechkie

NPR's Alan Cheuse reviews a debut novel, Lifted by the Great Nothing, by Karim Dimechkie.
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Four Books That Deliver Unexpected And Delightful Surprises This Summer

Travel (near and far), literary souvenirs and the crucial companionship of humankind's best friend are the subjects of the books on Maureen Corrigan's early summer reading list.
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A Tome For Peruvian Food, By Its Most Acclaimed Ambassador

Gaston Acurio is the world's premiere cheerleader for Peruvian cuisine, and he has just written a cookbook. It features 500 recipes from around the country — including more than 20 kinds of ceviche.
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Those Yoga Poses May Not Be Ancient After All, And Maybe That's OK

In her new book, Michelle Goldberg traces the Western practice of yoga to a Russian woman named Indra Devi. Goldberg says that many of the poses in modern yoga can't be traced beyond 150 years ago.
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In 'Eating Lab,' A Psychologist Spills Secrets On Why Diets Fail

Diets will rarely lead to significant or sustainable weight loss, Traci Mann argues in a new book. Instead, she suggests trying proven mental strategies for reaching your "leanest, livable weight."
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Rich Housewives Go Under The Microscope In 'Primates Of Park Avenue'

In her new book, social researcher Wednesday Martin examines the sometimes puzzling culture of motherhood in that most exotic of locales — Manhattan's Upper East Side.

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