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Late author David Foster Wallace's unfinished book The Pale King is the sequel to his 1996 novel, Infinite Jest. Giovanni Giovannetti/Effigie hide caption

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Foster Wallace: An Ordinary Guy Who Couldn't Be

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Phoebe Snow onstage at the Berks Jazz Festival in Reading, Pa., in 2009. Andrew Lepley/Redferns hide caption

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Phoebe Snow, 'Poetry Man' Singer, Has Died

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Hazel Dickens onstage at 2008's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in San Francisco. Anthony Pidgeon/Redferns hide caption

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Remembering Hazel Dickens: A Feminist Bluegrass Voice

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Hazel Dickens onstage at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in San Francisco in 2008. Anthony Pidgeon/Redferns hide caption

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Hazel Dickens, Bluegrass And Folk Singer, Has Died

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One Marine's Journey: War, Activism, Then Tragedy

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2 Photojournalists Killed Covering Libyan Battle

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Award-winning photojournalist Tim Hetherington (right) known for his work in war zones, died Wednesday in the Libyan city of Misrata when he was hit by a mortar round. He is pictured here with Sebastian Junger, his co-director of the film Restrepo, which was nominated for the best-documentary Oscar this year. Tim Hetherington hide caption

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James Hider on ATC

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Former Md. Gov. William Donald Schaefer Dies At 89

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Nobel Prize-Winning Chemist Dies At 91

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