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'Inventing Wine': The History Of A Very Vintage Beverage

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When you're out with friends, put your cell phone away, advises New York Times advice columnist Philip Galanes. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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'Times' Advice Guru Answers Your Social Q's

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Colm Toibin's new novel, The Testament of Mary, imagines the life of the mother of Christ in her later years. Steve Heap/iStockphoto hide caption

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Dolly Parton, known as "The Queen of Country Music," has won eight Grammys and sold more than 100 million records. Brendon Thorne/Getty Images hide caption

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'The Last Refuge': Yemen, Al-Qaida And The U.S.

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Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall won both the Man Booker Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. The sequel, Bring Up the Bodies, won this year's Man Booker Prize. Francesco Guidicini/ hide caption

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Memoir Traces How Cartoonist Lost Her 'Marbles'

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Uncovered Letters Reveal A New Side Of William Styron

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'The Missing Ink' And The Intimacy Of Writing

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A White Face With A Forgotten African Family

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A Refugee's Multilayered Experience In 'Ru'

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American lightweight Benny Leonard, pictured in 1925, is remembered as one of boxing's greatest. Topical Press Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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'Unorthodox' Book Of 'Jewish Jocks' Puts Stereotypes Aside

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