Head Over Heels For 'Boys Over Flowers'

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Devanil De Souza Jr. looks out over the recently pacified Santa Marta, one of Rio's oldest favelas. Arrival City points to Santa Marta as a migrant community that has been integrated into the larger city (and economy), as the state recently gave its residents the same benefits (street names, birth certificates, soccer fields, WiFi, garbage collection, etc.) that wealthier residents enjoy. Spencer Platt/ Getty Images hide caption

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Facing Zimbabwe's 'Fear': An Eye-Opening Account

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The Joy Of The Mundane In 'Emily, Alone'

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Sarah Vowell has written several books on American history and culture, and was a contributing editor for the radio program This American Life from 1996–2008. Bennett Miller/ hide caption

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Stay Calm: Three Books To Squelch Stage Fright

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Three Books Explore The Minds Behind Movie Magic

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Well-Written 'Letters': Saul Bellow Shows Us How

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