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Guatemalan author Eduardo Halfon's most recent book, The Polish Boxer, mesmerized us. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Braid Of Words: Guest DJ Eduardo Halfon, Author Of 'The Polish Boxer'

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Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony, whose recording of music by John Adams made our Top 10 of 2012. Bill Swerbenski/courtesy of the artists hide caption

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In a 1999 interview with Fresh Air's Terry Gross, Dave Brubeck talked about his decades in the music industry and his first love: rodeo roping. Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images hide caption

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Dave Brubeck performing on the pilot episode of a television program in 1965. CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Remembering The Vital Force Of Jazz Pianist Dave Brubeck

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The Dave Brubeck Quartet. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Dave Brubeck is the most-featured artist of all time at the Newport Jazz Festival. Getty Images hide caption

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