Forgotten History: How The New England Colonists Embraced The Slave Trade

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'An Abbreviated Life' Memoir Captures Lasting Impact Of Childhood Emotional Abuse

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Silence On The Sidelines: An MLB Insider's 'Manifesto' On Youth Sports

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In 'The Girls,' A Teen's Need To Be Noticed Draws Her Into A Manson-Like Cult

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Former Restaurant Worker Serves Up Industry-Inspired Fiction In 'Sweetbitter'

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Tig Notaro On Her Terrible Year In 'I'm Just A Person'

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Understanding Congressional Gerrymandering: 'It's Moneyball Applied To Politics'

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A Childhood Of Transcendental Meditation, Spent In The 'Shadow Of A Guru'

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'Rich And Pretty' Author Rumaan Alam Captures Lives Very Different From His Own

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In Debut Thriller Novel, Iain Reid Delivers Shivers Without Reader Knowing Why

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Wherefore Art Thou Romeo? Well, He Doesn't Have To Be

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Annie Proulx's Bloody New Novel 'Barkskins' Is About More Than Deforestation

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Tracing Muhammad Ali's Rise To 'King Of The World'

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"We don't end conversations with any of my children without 'I love you, I care about you, I miss you, I need you, I have to see you.'" — Tony Porter James Duncan Davidson/TED hide caption

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What Can One Generation Teach The Next About Manhood?

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"There are these great patterns to life — and we all go through them." — Joshua Prager Marla Aufmuth/TED hide caption

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What Can Great Writers Teach Us About Growing Up and Getting Old?

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"In nature everything is so uniquely itself ... and there is a pace to the natural world and a genius to the natural world that arises out of that state of being." — Boyd Varty Marla Aufmuth/Courtesy of TED hide caption

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What Wisdom Can We Gain From Nature?

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'Invention Of Russia' Chronicles The Fall Of The USSR To Today

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'The Fractured Republic' Explores How Nostalgia Led To Polarized Politics

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Revisiting The Tenure Of Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis, The 'Jewish Jefferson'

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