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Isabel Allende has earned laurels for her work in both Chile and the United States.
November 12, 2014 The Chilean-American novelist is among 19 people slated to receive the highest civilian honor in the U.S. Also: The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm get a gruesome new translation.
French economist and academic Thomas Piketty, in his book-lined office at the French School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences, in Paris.
July 7, 2014 Also: an essay on domestic violence from Kelly Sundberg; notable books coming out this week.
Emirates executive Thierry Antinori poses for the camera in a first-class seat aboard an Airbus A380 in Munich in 2011.
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May 15, 2014 Extreme-luxury travel costs sums few of us can afford, and, says anthropologist Barbara King, invites us all to reflect on how the global economy works and our own role in it.
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