Imagining The Present As The Future Of The 1950s

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An early draft of Card III in Hermann Rorschach's psychological test. Archiv und Sammlung Hermann Rorschach, University Library of Bern hide caption

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How Hermann Rorschach's 'Inkblots' Took On A Life Of Their Own

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Pullman, author of the His Dark Materials trilogy, holds a copy of its concluding volume, The Amber Spyglass. The first book of a new series will be published in Fall 2017. Max Nash/Associated Press hide caption

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Author Philip Pullman Announces A Follow-Up Trilogy To 'His Dark Materials'

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Today's college students aren't necessarily having more sex than previous generations, but the culture that permeates hookups on campus has changed. mark peterson/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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'Aisles Have Eyes' Warns That Brick-And-Mortar Stores Are Watching You

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'There Is No Good Card For This': What To Say When 'Condolences' Isn't Enough

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'Next Door' Neighbors Gradually Learn To Get Along In Post-Apartheid Cape Town

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Monk Spreads Buddhist Philosophy With 140-Character Tweets

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'Lincoln In The Bardo' Pictures An American Saint Of Sorrow

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After A Stroke At 33, A Writer Relies On Journals To Piece Together Her Own Story

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Viet Thanh Nguyen is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist. His new short story collection explores the refugee experience — and draws from his own. Bebe Jacobs/Grove Atlantic hide caption

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'The Refugees' Author Says We Should All Know What It Is To Be An Outsider

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Joyce Carol Oates' other recent books include The Lost Landscape, The Sacrifice and Lovely, Dark, Deep. Dustin Cohen/Courtesy of Ecco hide caption

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Joyce Carol Oates' New Novel Begins With An Abortion Doctor's Murder

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'Black Edge' Recounts The Biggest Insider-Trading Scandal In History

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In 'Universal Harvester,' Mountain Goats Lyricist Reaps A Creepy Crop

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1 Character, 4 Different Lives In Paul Auster's '4 3 2 1'

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Remembering Bharati Mukherjee, An Indian-Born American Writer

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'Glass House' Chronicles The Sharp Decline Of An All-American Factory Town

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'Pachinko' Is A Family Saga Of Exile, Discrimination ... And Japanese Pinball

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