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A Natural History of Color: Curator of the American Museum of Natural History Explores the Evolution of Color in His New Book — Art Net News

Essential Workers Write Poetry To Express Their Experience and Struggle in the Pandemic — The City

Revisit the Enchanting Owens Family of Witches in This Special 25th Anniversary Edition of Alice Hoffman’s Practical Magic — BookTrib

Christian Dior Releases a Coloring Book Perfect for Escape, Inspiration and Creativity — Yahoo! Lifestyle

13 June Book Releases We Can’t Wait to Read — The New York Times

Brené Brown’s Unlocking Us: Author Celeste Ng, Hometowns, Parental Shame and Mourning Moments While We’re Still in Them — BookTrib

2020 Summer Book Preview: What You Can Look Forward to Reading in the Coming Months — LitHub

Romance Writers of America Throws Old Award Template Out the Window and Creates New Plan for Fostering Diversity — The Guardian

If Your Favorite Beach Spot Isn’t Open Yet, Your Imagination Gets Better Gas Mileage Anyway! Enjoy These 6 Beach Reads — BookTrib

Turn That Frown Upside Down: 5 Books That Are Certain to Make You Smile — The Nerd Daily

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