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Fresh Air for October 29, 2010

Patti Smith's new memoir, Just Kids, tells the story of her creative bond and friendship with famed photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. Getty hide caption

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Patti Smith And Robert Mapplethorpe: Kindred Spirits

Patti Smith And Robert Mapplethorpe: Kindred Spirits

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Together at last: In the last installment of Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy, journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Michael Nyqvist, left) and cyber-avenger Lisbeth Salander (Noomi Rapace) barely share any screen time. Music Box Films hide caption

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'Hornet's Nest': The Girl With The Dragging Plot

'Hornet's Nest': The Girl With The Dragging Plot

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A zombie epidemic has taken over the world in AMC's The Walking Dead. AMC hide caption

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From AMC, A Braaainy Zombie Drama

From AMC, A Braaainy Zombie Drama

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Fresh Air for October 28, 2010

Happiness is a good rhyme: Stephen Sondheim's new memoir takes its title from a lyric that captures what songwriter Paul Simon -- in a New York Times review of the book -- describes as "that feeling of joy, the little squirt of dopamine hitting the brain" when an artist is at work. Courtesy of the author hide caption

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Look, He Made A Hat: Sondheim Talks Sondheim

Look, He Made A Hat: Sondheim Talks Sondheim

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Fresh Air for October 27, 2010

Lawyer Peter Ticktin of the Ticktin Law Group in South Florida poses behind stacks of depositions from "robo-signers" of foreclosure documents. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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Untangling The Complex Foreclosure Mess

Untangling The Complex Foreclosure Mess

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The Beatles' Apple label, as seen on a copy of Abbey Road. Apple not only released The Beatles' own records, but also looked for younger acts the band hoped would flourish. Don Ryan/AP Photo hide caption

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Finding The Best Of The Bands On The Beatles' Label

Finding The Best Of The Bands On The Beatles' Label

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Fresh Air for October 26, 2010

In The Mind's Eye, Oliver Sacks looks at how blind people use other senses to "see" the world, and how people with aphasia and visionary disturbances learn to compensate with their other senses. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Oliver Sacks: A Neurologist Examines 'The Mind's Eye'

Oliver Sacks: A Neurologist Examines 'The Mind's Eye'

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Anthony Perkins and Charmian Carr starred in Stephen Sondheim's 1966 made-for-TV musical, Evening Primrose, about people living in a department store after-hours. ABC/Photofest hide caption

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'Primrose': 44 Years Later, Still Sharp As Thumbtacks

'Primrose': 44 Years Later, Still Sharp As Thumbtacks

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Fresh Air for October 25, 2010

Keith Richards is ranked 10th onĀ  Rolling Stone's list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. Deborah Feingold hide caption

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Keith Richards On The Stones, The Songs And 'Life'

The Rolling Stones' Keith Richards Looks Back At 'Life'

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