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Exclusive First Read: 'TransAtlantic' By Colum McCann

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Stephen King On Growing Up, Believing In God And Getting Scared

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'The Son': A Texas Saga With Guilt And Gore To Go Around

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The Gateway Arch "is really a monument to the 20th century and to the height of American power," says historian Tracy Campbell. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Gateway Arch 'Biography' Reveals Complex History Of An American Icon

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Exclusive First Read: 'Big Brother' By Lionel Shriver

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Decades Later And Across An Ocean, A Novel Gets Its Due

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Siblings' Separation Haunts In 'Kite Runner' Author's Latest

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Dan Brown: 'Inferno' Is 'The Book That I Would Want To Read'

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When illustrator Ralph Steadman accepted an assignment with writer Hunter S. Thompson at the Kentucky Derby, he never imagined the weekend that would ensue. Here, Steadman depicts the race's winner, a colt named Dust Commander. Ralph Steadman hide caption

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A 'Decadent And Depraved' Derby With Hunter S. Thompson

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Burt Bacharach: 'Never Be Afraid Of Something That You Can Whistle'

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Advice For New Dads From A Veteran Father Of Four

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