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Librarian's Picks: Saving the Best for First

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Novelist Mary Gordon on 'Pearl'

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The Case for Sam Cooke, Soul Pioneer

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New Translation of 'Persian Book of Kings'

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Analyzing Bush: 'Rebel in Chief'

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Memoir: 'Mixed,' But Mixed Up No More

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The Coming Crisis: Water, Not Oil

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Bonds Sues over Authors' Steroid Use Charges

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'An Army of Davids': Using Tech to Take Charge

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'The Swamp' of Florida Politics

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A Challenging Life Retold in 'Piece of Cake'

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Final Chapter for a Beloved Indie Book Store

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Knights Templar Inspires Trio of Best-Selling Books

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