Did The Cat Eat Your Gymsuit? Then These Books Are For You

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel Half of a Yellow Sun, one of the films to premiere in Toronto this year, is part of a new wave of films with roots in Britain about the black experience. TIFF hide caption

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British Filmmakers Shift American 'Conversation On Race'

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Marcella Polini and Victor Hazan in 1952, pictured in her hometown of Cesenatico, Italy, shortly after they met. Gotham Books hide caption

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Remembering Marcella Hazan, Who Brought A Taste Of Italy To America

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How Our Stone Age Bodies Struggle To Stay Healthy In Modern Times

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Shailene Woodley plays Beatrice Prior in the upcoming movie Divergent (March 2014), based on the dystopian young adult novel by Veronica Roth. The hugely popular book contains themes of economic struggle and class warfare. Jaap Buitendijk/Summit hide caption

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How Two Brothers Waged A 'Secret World War' In The 1950s

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'Size 12' Finds The Right Mix Of Snark And Drama

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'Faithful Scribe': Tracing Ancestry Through Pakistan's History

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On Eliot's 125th, His 'Waste Land' Hasn't Lost Its Glamour

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I, Spy: Valerie Plame Makes Her Fiction Debut In CIA Thriller

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Gabe Baltazar (fourth from left) at New York City's Birdland Club in 1962, with members of Stan Kenton's band and the Count Basie Orchestra. The photo, from Baltazar's collection, is signed by Kenton (fourth from from right) and trumpeter Harry "Sweets" Edison (second from right). Courtesy of Gabe Baltazar hide caption

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'If It Swings': An Asian-American Jazzman's Pioneering Career

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Garrison Keillor has been the host of A Prairie Home Companion since it began nearly four decades ago. He was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1994. Courtesy of Grove Press hide caption

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News From Lake Wobegon: Garrison Keillor Has A New Book Of Poetry

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