Marcella Hazan and her husband, Victor, in the kitchen of their home in Longboat Key, Fla.
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Shakespeare's handwriting may offer clues to a mysterious passage in Thomas Kyd's Spanish Tragedy.
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Author Louise Erdrich, seen here in May 2008, has won the National Book Award for her novel, The Round House.
November 14, 2012 Erdrich's novel is laced with emotional nuance, and demonstrates in painful detail the legal and cultural obstacles to prosecuting rapists on a North Dakota reservation. Katherine Boo's acclaimed Behind the Beautiful Forevers – about life in a slum in Mumbai, India — won the nonfiction award.
October 3, 2007 A year later, Dave Eggers' story of Valentino Achak Deng continues to resonate.
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