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David Sedaris lives in West Sussex, England, where he's known for picking up trash along the side of the road. Ingrid Christie/Little, Brown and Company hide caption

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David Sedaris On The Life-Altering And Mundane Pages Of His Old Diaries

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Sen. Al Franken On Comedy, Trump And The 'Curdling' Of Washington

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Courtesy of Wendy MacNaughton

An Illustrated Guide To Master The Elements Of Cooking — Without Recipes

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Mike Tyson and Cus D'Amato in training. "I'm not a creator," D'Amato once said. "What I do is discover and uncover." Ken Regan/Camera 5 /Courtesy of Blue Rider Press & Plume hide caption

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Mike Tyson's New Book Is A Memorial To The Man Who Made Him A Champion

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'Destined For War' Explores How To Avoid Unnecessary Future Conflicts

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'The Reminders' Is A Story About Memory

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In 'Shtum,' A Portrait Of Autism Drawn From Real Life

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Mike and Amy Mills' famous smoked chicken wings, as prepared in Ari Shapiro's backyard. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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'Praise The Lard': A Barbecue Legend Shows Us How To Master Smoked Chicken Wings

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Larissa MacFarquhar: How Far Would You Go To Help Others?

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Peter Singer: How Can We Be More Effective Altruists?

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'Times' Book Review Editor Shares Her Love Of Reading In 'My Life With Bob'

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'Smile Stealers' Recalls A Time When Dentists Routinely Reached For The Pliers

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Churchill, Orwell And The Fight Against Totalitarianism

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