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In The Face Of Disaster, Pritzker Winner Shigeru Ban Designs Solutions

The winner of this year's architecture prize has designed museums, homes and concert halls. But he's best known for the temporary structures he's built for refugees and evacuees all over the world.

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A Homecoming, Minus The Nostalgia, In Cole's Unsparing 'Thief'

Teju Cole writes of a young man's return to Nigeria in Every Day Is for the Thief. He says his narrator is "somebody who's been away a long time and doesn't want to pretty up the picture at all."

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Short On Dollars, Venezuela Tries To Halt Black-Market Trading

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Fans Of 'The Good Wife' Rocked By [Spoiler Alert]

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Can Anyone Who Has Heard This Music Really Be a Bad Person? Kaki King
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Does Google Glass Distract Drivers? The Debate Is On

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In The Face Of Disaster, Pritzker Winner Shigeru Ban Designs Solutions

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