Robert M. Johanson and Anne Gridley in Romeo and Juliet. Paula Court hide caption

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David Sedaris at the Frankfurt Book Fair, the world's largest, in 2004. Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images hide caption

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Industry insiders say sales of board games increased by more than 20 percent last year. Oli Scarff/Getty Images hide caption

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Meryl Streep plays Julia Child in writer-director Nora Ephron's Julie and Julia. Though Streep shines as Child, the film's rendering of blogger Julie Powell ultimately distracts. Jonathan Wenk hide caption

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