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A Wintry Mix: Alan Cheuse Selects The Season's Best

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Dolly Parton, known as "The Queen of Country Music," has won eight Grammys and sold more than 100 million records. Brendon Thorne/Getty Images hide caption

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After Decades Of Dreaming, Dolly Parton Says, 'Dream More'

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Librarian Nancy Pearl's Picks For The Omnivorous Reader

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Nishant Choksi

Short Stories To Savor On A Winter Weekend

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'Round House,' 'Forevers' Win National Book Awards

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Susannah Cahalan is a reporter and book reviewer at the New York Post. Julie Stapen/Free Press hide caption

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A Young Reporter Chronicles Her 'Brain On Fire'

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Listen to Anne Applebaum read from Iron Curtain.

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'Antidote' Prescribes A 'Negative Path To Happiness'

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'Testament Of Mary' Gives Fiery Voice To The Virgin

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Ian McEwan's 'Sweet Tooth' Leaves A Sour Taste

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Oliver Sacks is a physician, author and professor of neurology at NYU School of Medicine. He also frequently contributes to The New Yorker. Elena Seibert/Knopf hide caption

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Oliver Sacks, Exploring How Hallucinations Happen

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Myrna Loy and William Powell (and a wire-haired terrier) starred as Nick and Nora Charles (and Asta) in the 1934 film adaptation of Dashiell Hammett's The Thin Man. The Kobal Collection hide caption

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Nick, Nora (And Asta) Return In 'Thin Man' Novellas

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