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Sleep Scientist Warns Against Walking Through Life 'In An Underslept State'

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Amy Tan (pictured with her family in 1959) found startling information about her parents while sifting through a treasure trove of family papers. Courtesy of Amy Tan hide caption

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Amy Tan Revisits The Roots Of Her Writing Career In 'Where The Past Begins'

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A trip to Ann Arbor, Mich., wouldn't be complete without a visit to Zingerman's. A new cookbook shares some no-nonsense recipes that seem like they're just an oven-preheat away from appearing warm and fresh in your kitchen. Brittany Greeson/Getty Images hide caption

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Tom Hanks Is Obsessed With Typewriters (So He Wrote A Book About Them)

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From Hamilton To Grant: Ron Chernow Paints A 'Farsighted' President in New Biography

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CANADA - OCTOBER 01: Author - Kazuo Ishiguro (Photo by Rick Eglinton/Toronto Star via Getty Images) Rick Eglinton/Toronto Star via Getty Images hide caption

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Tape worm pills were once advertised as a way to stay thin. Courtesy of Workman Publishing hide caption

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'Quackery' Chronicles How Our Love Of Miracle Cures Leads Us Astray

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Mortician Explores Cultures' Many Paths For 'Sacred Transition' Of Death

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Joseph Lister directing the use of carbolic acid spray in one of his earliest antiseptic surgical operations, circa 1865. Bettmann Archive hide caption

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'The Butchering Art': How A 19th Century Physician Made Surgery Safer

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Jimmy Fallon On The School Of 'SNL' And His Tendency To Smile Too Much

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Chris Jackson And The Book Industry's Attempts To Diversify

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