Dickensian Ambition And Emotion Make 'Goldfinch' Worth The Wait

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Recurring Dream: Morpheus Returns In Gaiman's 'Sandman' Prequel

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Astronaut Chris Hadfield Brings Lessons From Space Down To Earth

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Barnes & Noble is one of several stores that have refused to carry Amazon Publishing's books. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Brick-And-Mortar Bookstores Play The Print Card Against Amazon

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This rare portrait of Bach, by Elias Gottlob Haussmann, hung in John Eliot Gardiner's home during World War II. courtesy of William H. Scheide, Princeton, N.J. hide caption

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Poet Nikki Giovanni On The Darker Side Of Her Life

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Biography Doesn't Hold Back On Darkest Years Of 'The Man In Black'

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