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In ‘Beijing Payback,’ The Immigrant Experience, But Make It A Crime Thriller

Daniel Nieh used to be a model and a translator. He says both of those professions went into his debut novel, a page-turner about a college basketball player unraveling his Chinese father's murder.

(Image credit: Beth Novey/NPR)

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In ‘Beijing Payback,’ The Immigrant Experience, But Make It A Crime Thriller

Daniel Nieh used to be a model and a translator. He says both of those professions went into his debut novel, a page-turner about a college basketball player unraveling his Chinese father's murder.

(Image credit: Beth Novey/NPR)

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‘State Of The Heart’ Cardiologist Assesses Breakthroughs In Heart Health

Dr. Haider Warraich talks about advancements in treating and preventing heart failure, and explains how the understanding of healthy blood pressure and good cholesterol continues to evolve.

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‘Veronica Mars’ Offers More Than Nostalgia; She’s Always Been A Survivor

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At Whitney Museum Biennial, 8 Artists Withdraw In Protest Of Link To Tear Gas Sales

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Comic-Con 2019, Day 3: Cosplay Day! (Plus, Yes, The Marvel Panel)

At San Diego Comic-Con, fans strut their stuff in all kinds of costumes — some homemade, some elaborately professional. Even pets and little kids get in on the act.

(Image credit: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)

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New Opera ‘Blue’ Takes On The Tragedy Of Police Brutality

The new opera by Tazewell Thompson and Jeanine Tesori tells the story of a couple in Harlem who are forced to confront their teenage son's sudden death by police violence.

(Image credit: Karli Cadel/Courtesy of the festival)

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In ‘My Ideal Boyfriend Is A Croissant’, The Heroine Is No Flake

Laura Dockrill's young adult novel stars a refreshingly direct, unapologetic — and occasionally crass — plus-sized girl who uses her doctor-imposed food diary to record her life and feelings.

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‘At Dusk’ Exposes South Korea Through A Variety Of Lenses

Hwang Sok-yong's novel is a perfect slice of Koreana; a touching, somewhat depressive narrative full of nostalgia exposing the underbelly of a nation via the people inhabiting society's bottom rung.

(Image credit: Scribe US)

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In ‘Queen Of The Sea,’ The Story Rides On Goatback

Dylan Meconis' new graphic novel is set on a mysterious island off the coast of a country that's not quite Tudor England. It's an alternate history, loosely based on the youth of Queen Elizabeth I.

(Image credit: Copyright 2019 by Dylan Meconis/Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press)

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