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'Called To Rise': Dallas Police Chief On Overcoming Racial Division

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 6:28pm

Last year, Dallas Police Chief David Brown was the face of leadership after a gunman killed five police officers during a protest. He has since retired from the force and wrote a book about his life.

(Image credit: Tony Gutierrez/AP)

Polar Photographer Shares His View Of A Ferocious But Fragile Ecosystem

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 2:59pm

Paul Nicklen has spent decades documenting the Arctic and the Antarctic. "I want people to realize that ice is like the soil in the garden," he says. "Without ice the polar regions cannot exist."

(Image credit: Paul Nicklen Gallery)

'Would Everybody Please Stop' Is Serious, Funny And Seriously Funny

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 11:09am

Jenny Allen's new essay collection is sarcastic, funny and astute, finding humor in everything from her battle with cancer to the indignities of aging to her many, many linguistic pet peeves.

(Image credit: Liam James Doyle/NPR)

The Big Picture: How Food Photos Have Told Our Story Over The Decades

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 7:00am

The new book Feast for the Eyes is a collection of images that portray the many ways we relate to food: as advertisements, art and even political statements.

(Image credit: Chris Maggio)

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