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    The creative ripples emanating from the 2016 Broadway musical hit 'Dear Evan Hansen' continue to multiply. Next March, Little, Brown will release 'You Will Be Found,' which pairs the lyrics of the musical's song of the same title.

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British author-illustrator Katie Green discusses her graphic memoir ‘Lighter Than My Shadow,’ which traces her long struggle with and recovery from anorexia, as well as why telling the story visually was so important.
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