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'Freedom': Franzen's Novel Earns High Praise
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'The Swerve': Ideas That Rooted The Renaissance
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Amy Waldman was co-chief of the South Asia bureau of The New York Times. Her fiction has appeared in The Atlantic and the Boston Review. Pieter M. van Hattem hide caption

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Could 'Submission' Be America's Sept. 11 Novel?
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Teens, Sex And Tech Tear A 'Beautiful Life' Apart
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A Delightful Portrait Of The Screwball 'Family Fang'
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Dana Spiotta was a finalist for the 2006 National Book Award for her novel Eat The Document. Jessica Marx/ hide caption

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'Stone Arabia': The Cost Of Artistic Commitment
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'Turn Of Mind': The Haunted House Is In Your Head
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How E.B. White Spun 'Charlotte's Web'
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'State Of Wonder' Deftly Twists, Turns Off The Map
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'Guilty Passion' Leads A Housewife To Homicide
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Summer Reads To Transport You Back In Time
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'The Sentimentalists': Submerged Emotions Surface
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'Big Girl Small': Humiliation, High School Style
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WWI: A Moral Contest Between Pacifists And Soldiers
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