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IOU, one of the books published by the Concord Free Press, is on display at The Concord Bookshop in Concord, Mass. As part of the publisher's generosity-based publishing model, patrons can take the book for free, but they're asked to make a donation to charity. Anthony Brooks/NPR hide caption

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A Novel Approach: Free Books For Donations

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Nuclear fusion, the process that powers our sun, could power the world almost indefinitely. SOHO (ESA & NASA) hide caption

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Experts Fuss Over Cost Of Nuclear Fusion Research

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An Iraqi soldier gives water to detainees after returning to base from a morning mission in Mosul, Iraq, June 5, 2010. Insurgent attacks in and around Mosul in northern Iraq continue as U.S. and Iraqi officials worry that al-Qaida in Iraq may be joining forces with other Sunni insurgent groups. Warrick Page/Getty Images hide caption

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Al-Qaida In Iraq Weakened But Still Dangerous

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"I’ve always wanted to write about the paparazzi subculture," says author Carl Hiaasen. "It's such a peculiar, predatory way to make a living -- chasing pseudo-celebrities from club to club, hoping they stumble out the door drunk so you can snap a photo." Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Paparazzi Take Center Stage In Hiaasen's 'Star Island'

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