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Music Reviews

After A Painful Year, Bud Powell's Triumpant 1953 Return

On Feb. 5, 1953, Powell was uncommunicative face to face at the New York jazz club Birdland. But when he sat at the keys, it was a whole other story.

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Adrian Raine has studied the brains of violent criminals, including that of serial killer Randy Kraft, aka the "Freeway Killer." University of Southern California hide caption

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'Nymphomaniac': Chasing Sex, But Only On Her Terms

Charlotte Gainsbourg and newcomer Stacy Martin anchor Lars von Trier's four-hour inquiry into the nature of impulse and desire.

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According to America's Test Kitchen, the best gluten-free flours to bake with contain four ingredients — brown rice flour, white rice flour, potato starch and tapioca starch. Courtesy of America's Test Kitchen hide caption

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Dolly Wells (left) and Emily Mortimer have been real-life friends since childhood. Now they're co-starring in an inside-showbiz comedy airing on HBO. HBO hide caption

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Michael Rockefeller, the youngest son of New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller, was reported missing on Nov. 21, 1961 AP hide caption

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Penelope Lively's other books include A Stitch In Time, Astercote and The Road To Lichfield. Robbin Matthew Photography/Courtesy of Viking hide caption

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'Fresh Air' Remembers Comedian David Brenner

Brenner appeared on The Tonight Show more than 150 times, often as the substitute host. The comic died Saturday at 78. He spoke to Fresh Air in 1990.

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Mary Roach is also the author of Stiff, Bonk, Packing for Mars and Spook. Chris Hardy/W.W. Norton & Co. hide caption

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