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Author Interviews

Murrow's Legacy: American Journalism

Radio host Bob Edwards is the author of the book Edward R. Murrow: and the Birth of Broadcast Journalism. It covers some of the same ground as a new feature film, Good Night, and Good Luck, which chronicles Murrow's conflict with Sen. Joseph McCarthy.

Murrow's Legacy: American Journalism

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Arts & Life

Wallace, Gromit Reverse the 'Curse'

The animated feature Wallace and Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit is the latest big-screen adventure featuring an inept man and a clever dog. The characters, fan favorites in Great Britain, are the work of Nick Park.

Wallace, Gromit Reverse the 'Curse'

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Joan Didion, Writing a Story After an Ending

Joan Didion's memoir The Year of Magical Thinking is about grieving for her husband, fellow writer John Gregory Dunne. He died suddenly at the end of 2003, while their daughter was hospitalized with pneumonia.

Joan Didion, Writing a Story After an Ending

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Wednesday

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Ruth Rendell Is Back with '13 Steps Down'

Mystery writer Ruth Rendell is known both for her more traditional Chief Inspector Reginald Wexford mysteries and for dark psychological thrillers. Her new book, 13 Steps Down, falls into the latter category.

Ruth Rendell Is Back with '13 Steps Down'

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Tuesday

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Movies

Baumbach's 'The Squid and the Whale' on DVD

Filmmaker Noah Baumbach's new film is The Squid and the Whale. The post-college angst film Kicking and Screaming established Baumbach's directorial credentials in 1995; last year, he collaborated with Wes Anderson on The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou.

Baumbach's 'The Squid and the Whale' on DVD

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Suketu Mehta's 'Maximum' Bombay

Suketu Mehta's book, Maximum City: Bombay Lost and Found, is now out in paperback. It's an exploration of Mehta's hometown. He returned to his birthplace after a 21-year absence, and his book is an exploration of what he calls the city of the future.

Suketu Mehta's 'Maximum' Bombay

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Movies

'Good Night' from George Clooney

Film critic David Edelstein reviews Good Night, and Good Luck, a new film about Edward R. Murrow, tells the story of the famed newsman's clash with Sen. Joe McCarthy. The film, with David Strathairn in the title role, was directed by George Clooney.

'Good Night' from George Clooney

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Science

Tracking How Evolution Theory Came to Be

Historian Edward Larson has written extensively on the intersection of science, politics and religion. In 2004, Larson's Evolution: The Remarkable History of A Scientific Theory traced the contentious path the theory of evolution has followed.

Tracking How Evolution Theory Came to Be

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