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David Daley Writes About Politics, Elections and Fighting to Preserve Democracy — NPR

31 Book Recommendations Courtesy of Your Favorite Authors — Buzzfeed

Author Jeffery Deaver Was Once Asked to Join a Cult! He didn’t, But He Did Write The Goodbye Man — BookTrib

The Rise in Popularity of How-To Books and Other DIY Guides During This Time of Insecurity — The New York Times

Travel Around the World With These Six Thrilling International Crime Novels — CrimeReads

Murder With a Heaping Spoonful of Humor? Quirky PI Team Takes on Double Homicide in Rigged — BookTrib

Curtis Sittenfeld Imagines Hillary Clinton’s Life Without Bill in Her Novel Rodham — The New York Times

Bill Clinton Teams Up With James Patterson Again for a Sequel to Their 2018 Bestseller — Publishers Weekly

The Scientific Method is Like Love: Ann Druyan Explains — Brain Pickings

Journalist Ronan Farrow’s Book Catch and Kill and Everything You Need to Know About His Media War — Los Angeles Times

YouTube Originals Brings Together Favorite Authors and Celebrities to Share Uplifting Quarantine Reads — BookTrib

19 Titles to Help Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month — Bustle

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