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Portuguese author Jose Saramago did not start writing fiction until late in life, but he produced more than a dozen novels. On Friday, Saramago died at his home in the Canary Islands after a long illness. He is pictured above in 1997. Bengt Eurenius/AP hide caption

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M.J. Rose is the author of the best-selling Reincarnationist series and the founder AuthorBuzz.com, a marketing company for authors. Mary Regan hide caption

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The flower show Emily Dickinson's Garden: The Poetry of Flowers, at the New York Botanical Garden, re-creates a 19th- century-style New England garden. John Peden hide caption

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The flower show Emily Dickinson's Garden: The Poetry of Flowers, at the New York Botanical Garden, re-creates a 19th- century-style New England garden. John Peden hide caption

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A Flowering Tribute To Emily Dickinson

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Massey Energy CEO To Appear Before Senate Panel

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New Trading Rules Proposed After Market Meltdown

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Supreme Court Rejects Some Life Terms For Juveniles

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Britain's Coalition Government Starts On Priorities

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Jesus' Twin: Philip Pullman Takes On The Gospel

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An archive photo of Bellevue Hospital, the home of the tiny Bellevue Literary Press, which published Paul Harding's Tinkers. Courtesy of Bellevue Hospital Center Archives hide caption

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For A Tiny Press, The Pulitzer Arrives Out Of Nowhere

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