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Author Interviews

For Workers, 'The World Is Flat'

New York Times foreign affairs columnist Thomas Friedman's new book, The World is Flat, explores the effects of outsourcing and globalization. The book, subtitled "a brief history of the 21st century," connects recent business trends with social issues.

For Workers, 'The World Is Flat'

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Music Articles

Big Blast from the Past: Rock and Roll Trio

Music historian Ed Ward remembers the Rock and Roll Trio, from the early 1950s made up of brothers Johnny and Dorsey Burnette and electric guitarist Paul Burlison. Their recordings have been collected on the Hip-O Select label.

Big Blast from the Past: Rock and Roll Trio

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Book Reviews

Sex and Shame in 'The Position'

Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews The Position, the new novel by Meg Wolitzer about the children of parents who feature themselves in a sex manual. Previous books from Wolitzer include Surrender, Dorothy and The Wife.

Sex and Shame in 'The Position'

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Movies

Miller and Rodriguez: 'Sin City'

Film directors Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez are the team behind the new film Sin City, based on Miller's graphic novel series of the same name. Miller's Sin City series garnered numerous awards, including the Harvey and the Eisner Awards.

Miller and Rodriguez: 'Sin City'

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Arts & Life

The Acerbic Wit of Comic Commentator Lewis Black

Lewis Black is a playwright, stand-up comic, actor, and a commentator on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He's been described as having the mouth of a shock-jock and the heart of a liberal. His new book is entitled Nothing's Sacred.

The Acerbic Wit of Comic Commentator Lewis Black

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Movies

The Man Behind 'The Incredibles'

We talk with Brad Bird, who wrote and directed the Academy Award-winning film The Incredibles, about a suburban family with superpowers. The mix of average characters and extraordinary abilities has turned the animated characters into celebrities.

The Man Behind 'The Incredibles'

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