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Years Beyond The Rabbit Hole, 'Alice' Looks Back

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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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'Union Atlantic' Author Banked On A Coming Crisis

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A Hunt For The Mysterious Beasts Of The Deep

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Tod Browning's 1931 film Dracula, released in the chaos and uncertainty of the Great Depression, turns in part on the character of Mina (Helen Chandler), who manages to maintain her i--ocence — and--ontrol — despite having suffered at the hands of Bela Lugosi's vampire. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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For Love Of Do-Good Vampires: A Bloody Book List

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'Man From Beijing' Takes Mystery Fans Across Globe

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'Clinton Vs. Starr': A 'Definitive' Account

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Tracking A Man's Life, In Endless Footsteps

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Beneath The Lion's Gaze is Maaza Mengiste's first novel. She was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and now lives in New York. hide caption

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In Ethiopia, A Monarch Falls In 'The Lion's Gaze'

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Three-Minute Fiction Round Three: Picture This

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Power And Principles Clash In Ancient Republic

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Wintry Literature For A Snowy Day

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