Susan Jane Gilman Susan Jane Gilman is a journalist, fiction writer and bestselling author whose reviews and commentaries can be heard regularly on All Things Considered.

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'Someone' Quietly Mesmerizes With Intimate, Ordinary Story

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'Five Days' Of Ambiguous Morality At Katrina-Hit Hospital

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Indulge Yourself: 2011's Best Celebrity Tell-Alls

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They Came, They Saw, They Cooked: 5 Food Memoirs

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

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'What Technology Wants' Tracks The Tech Evolution

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'How To Become A Scandal' Is Smart, But Timid

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'More Money Than God,' But Morally Bankrupt

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A Chemistry Set For 'The Science Of A Good Marriage'

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