A sign directs visitors to the Mark Twain family plot in Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira, N.Y. David Duprey/AP hide caption

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Twain's Summer Home: Visiting Elmira, N.Y.

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Aaron Meshon

Best Books Of Winter: Alan Cheuse Makes His List

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Steve Martin Finds His Muse In 'An Object Of Beauty'

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'A Billion Chinese' Describes Environmental Perils

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Finding 'Teachable Moments' In Animal Tales

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Things To Do If You're Stuck In The Airport

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Author Dan Buettner has traveled the globe visiting "blue zones," where people tend to live longer and lead healthier lives. Cheryl Tiegs/National Geographic Books hide caption

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How To 'Thrive': Dan Buettner's Secrets Of Happiness

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Gambling Legend Wasn't Always A Winner

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Last Words From Norman Mailer's Last Wife

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The Story Of Ballet, Danced By 'Apollo's Angels'

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Kids' Author Finds Herself 'Unexpectedly Eighty'

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Boy An Icon For Childhoods Lost In Holocaust

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The legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan Jr., shown on April 20, 1972, is spelled out in more than 1,300 legal opinions. John Rous/AP hide caption

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Justice Brennan: A Liberal Icon Gets Another Look

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