A Second Posthumous Collection From Rock Critic Ellen Willis

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'Chameleon' Has Cabaret, Spies And A Plot Fit For Lifetime

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In 'Hotel Florida,' Three Couples Chronicle The Spanish Civil War

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'Bintel Brief' And 'Hellfighters': American Stories, Powerfully Illustrated

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This Tightly Choreographed Tale Of Ambition And Ballet Will 'Astonish'

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'Thief' Delivers An Unfiltered Depiction Of Life In Lagos

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What U.S. Learned From 'Heathen School' Wasn't Part Of The Lesson Plan

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'Schmuck' Revisits The Golden Age Of Radio, And A Bygone Manhattan

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These Stories Consider Solitude, With Echoes Of Emily Dickinson

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The works of Henry David Thoreau have influenced generations of readers, but Thoreau himself wasn't always celebrated. His schoolmates and neighbors found him standoffish and regarded his fascination with plants and Indian relics as downright odd. AP hide caption

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Don't Know What To Do With Your Life? Neither Did Thoreau

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Triumph Of The Bookworms: Two Novels To Cure Your Winter Blues

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Midwestern Memoir Tracks 'Flyover Lives' Of Author's Forebears

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On This Spanish Slave Ship, Nothing Was As It Seemed

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Chang-rae Lee Stretches For Dystopic Drama, But Doesn't Quite Reach

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Empty Nester In 'The Woods': A Modern Dantean Journey

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