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The writer and educator returns to Chicago to discuss her new book “I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness.” We catch up with Austin Channing Brown.

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NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft captured this high-resolution enhanced color view of Pluto on July 14, 2015.

Meet the authors of a new tell-all book that reveals the incredible story behind the little spacecraft that was the first to explore Pluto.

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Mississippi’s long-running literary tradition includes renowned names like William Faulkner, Eudora Welty and Richard Wright. Add to that list the only woman to win the National Book Award twice: Jesmyn Ward.

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From the Special Olympics to Congress and beyond: The new book “Eunice” explores the formidable impact of Eunice Kennedy Shriver.

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Beverly Daniel Tatum, the author of a groundbreaking book on segregation in America’s schools and neighborhoods, on why it’s so crucial – and difficult – to talk about race.

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(Courtesy Tom Weinberg)

Tom Weinberg’s new book “Chasing the Lost City” details his 20-year search for an ancient abandoned city in the Honduran jungle.

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Prominent conservative author and commentator David Frum talks about his new best-selling book “Trumpocracy: The Corruption of The American Republic.”

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The soundtrack to first loves, bad fights and family memories: Robert Elder’s new “music memoir” helps you create the mixtape of your life.

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(Courtesy Mohammed Al Samawi)

A refugee’s harrowing escape from war-torn Yemen is also a remarkable story of interfaith cooperation.  

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(Ned Seidler)

Grace Kennan Warnecke, the daughter of legendary American diplomat George Kennan, talks about her new memoir.

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Hanna and Charles Gray, June 1993. (Courtesy of Hanna Gray)

The first woman to be president of the University of Chicago, who is also a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, talks about her extraordinary life.

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A reporter researching his family history tells an intimate story of China’s modernization. Scott Tong discusses his new book “A Village with My Name.”

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Al Capone, Mount Carmel Cemetery (Credit: Larry Broutman)

A new book by author and photographer Larry Broutman highlights headstones, monuments and memorials at more than 30 area cemeteries.

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The award-winning actor and director talks about her new book, a collection of personal essays that explore her journey as a feminist.

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From left: Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers and Frank Chance.

That storied and unstoppable Cubs double-play combination of “Tinker to Evers to Chance” is chronicled in a new book. We talk Cubs history with author David Rapp.

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Acanthoscelides calvus (Photo by Laura Rericha)

There are 3,149 different types of plants in the Chicago region. A massive new book details every single one.