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'Inventing Wine': The History Of A Very Vintage Beverage

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When you're out with friends, put your cell phone away, advises New York Times advice columnist Philip Galanes. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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'Times' Advice Guru Answers Your Social Q's

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Is The World 'Getting Somalia Wrong?'

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Colm Toibin's new novel, The Testament of Mary, imagines the life of the mother of Christ in her later years. Steve Heap/iStockphoto hide caption

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A New 'Testament' Told From Mary's Point Of View

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After Decades Of Dreaming, Dolly Parton Says, 'Dream More'

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'The Last Refuge': Yemen, Al-Qaida And The U.S.

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Jonathan Kozol On Kids Who Survive Inner Cities

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Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall won both the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. The sequel, Bring Up the Bodies, won this year's Man Booker Prize. Francesco Guidicini/ hide caption

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Mantel Takes Up Betrayal, Beheadings In 'Bodies'

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Memoir Traces How Cartoonist Lost Her 'Marbles'

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Uncovered Letters Reveal A New Side Of William Styron

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'The Missing Ink' And The Intimacy Of Writing

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Old Newspapers, New Perspectives On The American Revolution

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A White Face With A Forgotten African Family

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A Refugee's Multilayered Experience In 'Ru'

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'Unorthodox' Book Of 'Jewish Jocks' Puts Stereotypes Aside

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