Workers pose for a photo at the Hoboken de Bie & Co. gin distillery in Rotterdam, Netherlands, circa 1900. By the end of the 19th century, cocktail culture had helped make gin a more respectable spirit. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Margaret Atwood has written 13 novels, including The Handmaid's Tale and Oryx and Crake. George Whiteside hide caption

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R.A. Dickey currently plays for the New York Mets. He was previously with the Seattle Mariners, Minnesota Twins, Texas Rangers and Milwaukee Brewers. courtesy of the author hide caption

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