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Manga, Anime and Japanese Culture in America

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'Pearl': A Tale of Motherhood and Martyrdom

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'The Ha-Ha': A Novel Explores the Wounds of War

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Christopher Alexander's 'Nature of Order'

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Slate's Teachings: Musicians Learn to Improvise

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Heard Any Good Books Lately? An Industry Booms

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Sidney Howard and Hollywood's Golden Age

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'Rebels On The Backlot': Transforming Hollywood

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'The Torture Papers' Detail U.S. Detainee Policies

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