Holidays 2010 The Year's Best Books, Music And More

Rebecca Kilgore is one of America's leading song stylists. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Swinging Christmas Music From Rebecca Kilgore And Pals

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Jennifer Lawrence in Winter's Bone Sebastian Mlynarski hide caption

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Flicks, Picked: Best And Worst Films Of 2010

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Operation Gratitude volunteer Joan Mazzarelli models one of the hats and scarves she knits for the care packages. Since March, the 98-year-old has knitted 527 scarfs for the troops. Courtesy of Maryssa D'Angelo hide caption

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Group's Care Packages Aim To Lift Troops' Spirits

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The Year Of No: Geoff Nunberg declares "no" to be the 2010 word of the year. (In case you're curious, NPR wrote 1,640 articles featuring the word "no" in the past year.) Stephanie d'Otreppe/NPR hide caption

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Knowing Geoff Nunberg's 2010 Word Of The Year

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L-R: Helio Alves, Renee Rosnes, Kenny Barron, Freddy Cole. Margot I. Schulman hide caption

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Margot I. Schulman

A Jazz Piano Christmas 2010

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The 1962 holiday special Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol features music from Jule Styne and Bob Merrill. Classic Media hide caption

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Classic Media

Bianculli: 6 DVD Sets Worth Wrapping Up Right Now

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Aaron Meshon

Sex, Drugs And 'Life' — The Year's Best Guilty Reads

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Dolls Grow Up A Little For The Holidays

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Book Club Picks: Give 'Em Something To Talk About

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Happy Holidays, Voyeurs: Nancy Pearl Picks Memoirs

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Charlie Chaplin's 1936 classic Modern Times contains some of the greatest sequences in film history. Criterion Collection hide caption

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Must-See Movie Selections For The Giving Season

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