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Two Books That Delight In New York City's Dirt

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'Coral Glynn': The Art Of Repression

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China On The Court: NBA Meets The 'Brave Dragons'

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More Than Melancholy: 'In-Flight' Stories Soar

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Scrappy 'Girlchild' Forms A Girl Scout Troop Of One

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Fired And Foreclosed: Unemployment Lit

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'An Available Man': Love After Loss

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'Hope': A Comic Novel About The Holocaust?

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'Diaries' Reveals New York Through The Ages

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Year-End Wrap-Up: The 10 Best Novels Of 2011

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'Pride And Prejudice' Meets 'Clue' At 'Pemberley'

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