Dirk Vandewalle Peers Inside Gadhafi's World

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'Pre-Adulthood' Separates The Men From The Boys

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"A city that was home to one of the largest and most famous Jewish communities in Europe ended up destroying itself during the Second World War," explains Charles King, author of Odessa: Genius and Death in a City of Dreams. "It's a story that, until now, has been largely buried in dusty government archives half a world away." Courtesy W.W. Norton and Co. hide caption

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Dreams, Death And Jewish Gangsters In 'Odessa'

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Patrick and Jan Cockburn pictured with their son Henry. Ever since he was a child, Henry was "intensely alive and interested in everything and everybody around him," says his father. Courtesy of Patrick Cockburn/ Scribner hide caption

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'Henry's Demons': Mental Illness From The Inside

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Memory Champs? They're Just Like The Rest Of Us

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The Supreme Court's Failure To Protect Blacks' Rights

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Singer and teen idol David Cassidy captivated the hearts and minds of many teenage girls, writer Allison Pearson included. AP hide caption

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Allison Pearson's 'Love' Affair With Keith Partridge

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Gene Sharp, 'Clausewitz Of Nonviolent Warfare,' Amazed By Egypt's Youth

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George Washington: Separating Man From Myth

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Tracing President Lincoln's Thoughts On Slavery

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'News Lady' Carole Simpson's Career Of Firsts

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Writer Mark Childress On The Heroine At The Heart Of 'Georgia Bottoms'

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Learning To Embrace Mess And Chaos Through Yoga

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Audience Takes Issue With Hip-Hop Mogul Russell Simmons

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James Franco: On Balancing His Many Passions

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