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Vaddey Ratner's novel is derived from her own experiences — she spent four years of her youth working in forced labor under the Khmer Rouge. Kristina Sherk/Simon & Schuster hide caption

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Edith Wharton moved to Paris in the early 1900s. Not long after, in 1913, after her affair with Morton Fullerton had ended, she divorced her husband of more than 20 years. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University hide caption

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'Age Of Desire': How Wharton Lost Her 'Innocence'

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Want A Winner? These Books Made The Critics' Cut

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Google, Oracle Locked In High-Stakes Patent Battle

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The Gospel, buried with St. Cuthbert in 698, was recovered from his grave in 1104. Its beautiful red leather binding is original. Courtesy of the British Library hide caption

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As NBA Playoffs Near, Teams Grapple With Injuries

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Crisis Intensifies Between Sudan, South Sudan

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Egyptian Panel Bans 10 Presidential Candidates

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