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Alexander McCall Smith's Mysteries of Philosophy

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Celebrated Military Nurse, Poet Revealed as a Fraud

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Author Challenges Faith of a 'Christian Nation'

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Tracey Ullman Takes on Knitting

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A Chat with Computing Pioneer Steve Wozniak

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Shanghai Detective Fiction Reflects a Changing China

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'Abadazad' Heroine Casts Spell on Girls and Boys

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Cultural Impact of the Book of Revelation

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Fiction Anthology Refuses 'Chick Lit' Label

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'The Road' Travels a Desolate American Future

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Map Thief Sentenced in Federal Court

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A Beautiful Figure and 'The Italian Mind'

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Why Maurice Sendak Puts Kid Characters in Danger

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