David Aaronovitch writes a column for The Times newspaper in London. In 2001 he won the George Orwell Prize for political journalism. Nigel Barklie hide caption

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John Heilemann (left) and Mark Halperin are the authors of Game Change. Heilemann is a writer for New York magazine. Halperin is editor-at-large and senior political analyst for Time magazine. hide caption

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J.D. Salinger, pictured in one of the few existing photographs of the author. The 1951 portrait was featured on the original dust jacket of The Catcher in the Rye. The Lotte Jacobi Collection/University of New Hampshire hide caption

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Goodell's most recent book, Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future, considers the perils of coal dependency in America. Eric Etheridge hide caption

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