Former New Yorker staff writer Jonah Lehrer is the author of Imagine: How Creativity Works. Nina Subin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide caption

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Writer Karin Slaughter has seen the fallout of some of Atlanta's most gruesome crimes and most dramatic transitions. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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