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'The Sellout' Is A Profane Riff On Race And Culture

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Mohsin Hamid is also the author of three novels, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, The Reluctant Fundamentalist and Moth Smoke. Jillian Edelstein/CAMERA PRESS hide caption

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Pakistani Author Mohsin Hamid And His Roving 'Discontent'

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Kazuo Ishiguro is also the author of The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go. Jeff Cottenden/Courtesy of Knopf hide caption

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The Persistence — And Impermanence — Of Memory In 'The Buried Giant'

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From Poker Amateur To World Series Competitor In 'The Noble Hustle'

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Val James of the Toronto Maple Leafs takes warmup prior to a preseason game against the Boston Bruins at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1986. Graig Abel Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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As First Black American NHL Player, Enforcer Was Defenseless Against Racism

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'Don't Be Afraid Of The Bullets' A Memoir Of Reporting In Yemen

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From Naked Mole Rats To Dog Testicles: A Writer Explores The Longevity Quest

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Philip Connors' first book Fire Season was about how he spent a few months every year for eight years as a fire lookout, living in a cabin and scanning the horizon with binoculars atop a 45-foot tower in a remote region of New Mexico. Mark Ehling/Courtesy of W.W. Norton & Co. hide caption

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After His Brother's Suicide, Writer Seeks Comfort In 'All The Wrong Places'

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Family Secrets — And Mango Chutney — In 'Don't Let Him Know'

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'After Birth' Author On 'Mommy Wars': 'It Doesn't Have To Be This Way'

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David Treuer is the author of three previous novels and two books of nonfiction, including Rez Life. He also teaches literature and creative writing at the University of Southern California Jean Luc Bertinin/Courtesy of Riverhead Books hide caption

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Prisoners Of War And Ojibwe Reservation Make Unlikely Neighbors In 'Prudence'

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Struggling Writer's Debut Novel Gets Coveted Oprah Winfrey Nod

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She-Hulk, Dazzler, Medusa and Nico Minoru are some of the characters that make up Marvel's A-Force. Courtesy of Marvel Entertainment hide caption

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The Woman Behind Marvel's Newest Team Of Heroines

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Kim Gordon is a founding member of Sonic Youth. Alisa Smirnova/Courtesy of HarperCollins hide caption

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Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon On Marriage, Music And Moving On

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Reckoning With Afghanistan's Toll In 'Green On Blue'

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