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Need A Read? Here Are Maureen Corrigan's Favorite Books Of 2013

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Dickensian Ambition And Emotion Make 'Goldfinch' Worth The Wait

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The main character of Alice McDermott's Someone grew up in 1920s and '30s New York. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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From McDermott, An Extraordinary Story Of An Ordinary 'Someone'

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A Gossipy, Nostalgic History Of A Publishing 'Hothouse'

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'Love Affairs' Of A Hip, Young Literary Hound Dog

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With 'Arrangements' And 'The Rest,' Two Debut Novelists Arrive

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American Mystery Finds A New Voice On 'The Bohemian Highway'

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