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Brevity Is The Soul Of Wit: Shakespeare As A Pop-Up Book

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In Russia, 'The Future Is History'

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Charity Tillemann-Dick is an opera singer who, in 2009, received a double lung transplant. She tells this story in her new memoir, The Encore. John Armato/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Singing With New Lungs In 'The Encore'

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George Moses Horton's signature at the bottom of his essay "Individual Influence." It reads "George M Horton, of colour, Born in North Hampton county North Carolina, 60 years old, belonging to Hall Horton." New York Public Library hide caption

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Slave Poet's Lost Essay On 'Individual Influence' Resonates Through Centuries

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Stephen And Owen King On The Horror Of A World Without Women In 'Sleeping Beauties'

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'Little Soldiers' Examines China's Military-Like Education System

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A Modern Collaboration With Mark Twain In 'Prince Oleomargarine'

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Jennifer Egan's 'Manhattan Beach' Is A Gorgeous Tribute To NYC And Its Seaport

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How The Boer War Helped Winston Churchill Become The 'Hero Of The Empire'

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