Tuesday

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Book Reviews

'Happens Every Day': A Marriage's Abrupt Ending

Isabel Gillies grapples with the sudden dissolution of her marriage in the memoir Happens Every Day. Critic Maureen Corrigan calls this "all too-true story" a "compulsive" and "chilling" late-night read.

'Happens Every Day': A Marriage's Abrupt Ending

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Monday

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Economy

Of Bailouts And Bonuses: Scrutinizing AIG Spending

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gretchen Morgenson discusses the latest news in bailouts and banking — including the recent revelation that insurance giant AIG plans to pay $450 million in executive bonuses.

Of Bailouts And Bonuses: Scrutinizing AIG Spending

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Friday

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Music Articles

Marianne Faithfull On Music, Mick And Survival

Marianne Faithfull recently released her album Easy Come, Easy Go. In 2005, Faithfull talked with Terry Gross about her early career, her struggle with drugs, and her evolution as an artist.

Marianne Faithfull On Music, Mick And Survival

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Wednesday

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Health

The Under-Insured: 'Health-Care Crisis Hits Home'

When Karen Tumulty's brother Patrick was diagnosed with kidney disease, the Time magazine correspondent thought her 15 years of experience covering health policy would enable her to solve his insurance problems. It was tougher than she thought.

The Under-Insured: 'Health-Care Crisis Hits Home'

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Tuesday

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Music Articles

Saxophone Stylings, With A South-Asian Flair

Rudresh Mahanthappa's Kinsmen blends South Asian music with American jazz. The jazz saxophonist says his inspiration to explore Indian music on the saxophone came from a CD his brother gave him as a joke called Saxophone Indian Style.

Saxophone Stylings, With A South-Asian Flair

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Book Reviews

'Her Peers': A Gutsy Anthology Of Women Writers

Elaine Showalter's A Jury Of Her Peers offers a literary history of American women writers spanning from the tales of Puritan Anne Bradstreet to the modern-day gay cowboy stories of Annie Proulx. Maureen Corrigan has a review.

'Her Peers': A Gutsy Anthology Of Women Writers

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Monday

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Economy

Elizabeth Warren: Foreclosures Threaten Economy

The rate of home foreclosure is now three times its historic rate — "so large that it threatens the entire economy." Congressional Oversight Panel chair Elizabeth Warren discusses the problem — and possible solutions.

Elizabeth Warren: Foreclosures Threaten Economy

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Music Articles

Not Such Heartless Bastards After All

The heart of the blues-rock group Heartless Bastards is Erika Wennerstrom, who wears hers on her sleeve. Her band's new album, The Mountain, features a bold, hard-hitting sound.

Not Such Heartless Bastards After All

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Friday

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Performing Arts

Jo Sullivan Loesser On Her 'Guy', Frank Loesser

Jo Sullivan Loesser met Broadway composer Frank Loesser when she was cast in his show The Most Happy Fella. The two later married and Jo Sullivan Loesser left show business for 17 years to raise their two children and help her husband with his writing.

Jo Sullivan Loesser On Her 'Guy', Frank Loesser

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Remembrances

Horton Foote, Scripting Across The Decades

Screenwriter and playwright Horton Foote's career in theater, film and television spanned more than 60 years and included two Academy Awards and a Pulitzer Prize. Foote died on March 4, 2009 after a brief illness. He was 92.

Horton Foote, Scripting Across The Decades

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Thursday

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Books

'Joker One': A Marine's Memoir Of The War In Iraq

Former marine Donovan Campbell led a platoon against insurgents in Iraq. His memoir of his experiences is Joker One: A Marine Platoon's Story of Courage, Leadership, and Brotherhood.

'Joker One': A Marine's Memoir Of The War In Iraq

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Wednesday

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Books

Collodi's Brooding, Subversive 'Pinocchio'

A new translation of Carlo Collodi's 1881 classic Pinocchio reveals a puppet that's much darker than Walt Disney might have you believe. Critic-at-large John Powers has a review.

Collodi's Brooding, Subversive 'Pinocchio'

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