In her memoir Living With a Wild God, Barbara Ehrenreich describes the mystical visions she had as a teenager. Courtesy of Twelve/Hachette Book Group hide caption

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A Nonbeliever Tries To Make Sense Of The Visions She Had As A Teen

Barbara Ehrenreich — a rationalist, atheist and scientist by training — has written a new memoir called Living With a Wild God: A Nonbeliever's Search for the Truth about Everything.

Family dramas have always been one of television's most difficult genres to do properly, without getting too sweet, too overwrought, or too predictable — but NBC's Parenthood finds the right balance. Above, Ray Romano as Hank, Mae Whitman as Amber, and Lauren Graham as Sarah. Colleen Hayes/NBC hide caption

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Television

'Parenthood' Is Hard, But NBC Gets This Family Drama Right

Critic David Bianculli says family dramas have always been one of television's most difficult genres to do properly — without getting too sweet, too overwrought, or too predictable.

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Clive James — an author, critic, broadcaster, poet, translator and memoirist — was diagnosed with leukemia a few years ago. Courtesy of Liveright hide caption

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Timothy Olyphant plays Deputy U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens on FX's Justified, which is based on a novella by Elmore Leonard. The show's creator, Graham Yost, says the only "tussle" the writers had with Leonard happened during the pilot, over which hat Raylan should wear. Prashant Gupta/FX hide caption

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