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Introverts, who prefer quieter, lower-stimulation environments, have trouble thriving in today's extrovert-oriented culture, says author Susan Cain. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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'Star'-Crossed: When Teens With Cancer Fall In Love

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'Birmingham': A Family Tale In The Civil Rights Era

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Weddings don't have to be extravagantly expensive to be filled with joy and fun. "Allocating your money to the places that you care the most about can be really helpful," says author Meg Keene. Kriss Russell/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Walter Mosley is the author of more than three dozen books, including the mystery series featuring detective Easy Rawlins. David Burr/ hide caption

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In 'Shoot My Man,' Mosley Tells Tale Of Atonement

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Was The Stimulus Package 'Money Well Spent'?

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'Broadway': A Mother's Wistful Quest For Stardom

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How The Glock Became America's Weapon Of Choice

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The Inquisition: A Model For Modern Interrogators

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'Taft 2012': A Presidential Time Warp

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