Seven year-old Alice Liddell, photographed by Charles Dodgson, better known as Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Lewis Carroll/Metropolitan Museum of Art/AP hide caption

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Adam Haslett's first book, a collection of stories called You Are Not a Stranger Here, was nominated for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Brigitte Lacombe hide caption

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Dr. William Halsted (holding a mallet) operates on a patient at Johns Hopkins in 1904. hide caption

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