In 'Believers', Courage And Cowardice Of Conviction

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Booksellers' Picks: 15 Soaring Summer Reads

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Geoengineering: 'A Bad Idea Whose Time Has Come'

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The flower show Emily Dickinson's Garden: The Poetry of Flowers, at the New York Botanical Garden, re-creates a 19th- century-style New England garden. John Peden hide caption

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A Flowering Tribute To Emily Dickinson

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An Arranged Marriage Spirals Into Quiet Disaster

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The early morning sun strikes the U.S. Capitol on the day before midterm elections in November 2006. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Freshman Senators Settle Into 'The Upper House'

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'Finding Chandra' Levy Marred By Critical Mistakes

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Rush Limbaugh's Conservative Charge

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Roddy Doyle is the author of the Barrytown Trilogy, Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha and The Woman Who Walked into Doors. He lives in Dublin. Mark Nixon hide caption

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Roddy Doyle's Man Of Ireland At The End Of The Road

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The Invisible Gorilla by Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons explores how we notice a lot less than we think we do. hide caption

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Bet You Didn't Notice 'The Invisible Gorilla'

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