Lessons For The Modern World From The Societies Of 'Yesterday'

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A Child Of The Slums Becomes A 'Queen' Of Chess

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Diana Vreeland's Rise To 'Empress Of Fashion'

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Death Of The (Predatory) Salesman: These Days, It's A Buyer's Market

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Author Ben Fountain's Book Picks For 2013

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The Renaissance Man Who Got It All Wrong

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Book Challenges Kids With Science-Based Mysteries

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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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'The Book Of Gin' Distills A Spirited History

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Tamari Greens, Miso Yams: Chef Gives Vegans Multicultural Flavor

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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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Margaret Atwood's Brave New World Of Online Publishing

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Talking About What It Means 'To Be Black'

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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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R.A. Dickey On 'Winding Up' As A Knuckleballer

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Shake It Up! Vintage Cocktails Are Ripe For Revival

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'Law & Order' Meets Tom Clancy In Dick Wolf's First Novel

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Perfectionists Are Often The Best At 'The Art Of Procrastination'

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