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Colwin was known for making her own baby food for her daughter, Rosa, pictured here in 1985. Courtesy of Open Road Media hide caption

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Decades Later, Laurie Colwin's Books 'Will Not Let You Down'

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Miner Claudio Yanez applauds as he is carried away on a stretcher after being rescued from the collapsed San Jose mine where he had been trapped with 32 other miners for over two months in 2010 near Copiapo, Chile. Hugo Infante/AP hide caption

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The Incredible Story Of Chilean Miners Rescued From The 'Deep Down Dark'

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You'll Want To Accept The Dinner Invitation To 'The Immortal Evening'

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'Florence Gordon' Isn't Friend Material, But You'll Appreciate Her

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After WWI, A Mother And Daughter Must Take In 'Paying Guests'

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Futuristic 'Bone Clocks' Encompasses A Strange, Rich World Of Soul-Stealers

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'10:04': A Strange, Spectacular Novel Connecting Several Plotlines

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Nostalgic For Noir? Feiffer's 'Kill My Mother' Is A Toxic Treat

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In A Funny New Novel, A Weary Professor Writes To 'Dear Committee Members'

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'Ride Around Shining' Reimagines Gatsby's Nouveau-Riche Excess

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'Panic In A Suitcase' Puts A Fresh Spin On A Coming-To-America Story

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'Mockingbird Next Door': A Genteel Peek Into Harper Lee's Quiet Life

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10 Years Later, Mystery Heroine 'Maisie Dobbs' Gains New Life

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'Friendship': A Startlingly Nice Novel By A Tough-Girl Blogger

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'Most Dangerous Book': A Rich Treasury Charting James Joyce's 'Ulysses'

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