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A Linguist's Serious Take On 'The A-Word'

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Victor LaValle is also the author of Slapboxing with Jesus, The Ecstatic and Big Machine. E. Robateu/Random House hide caption

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Before joining candidate Obama's new media team in 2008, Arun Chaudhary worked in film in New York and was on the faculty of NYU's graduate film school. Lawrence Jackson/Times Books hide caption

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Behind The Lens With Obama's 'First Cameraman'

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney at a campaign rally in Powell, Ohio, on Saturday. AP Photo/Evan Vucci hide caption

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'Real Romney' Authors Dissect His Latest Campaign

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Kofi Annan Sergey Bermeniev/UN hide caption

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The Dangerous Streets Of ... Ann Arbor? Harry Dolan sets his David Loogan crime series in the university town of Ann Arbor, Mich., which is also home to Borders' flagship book store (right of mural), a now-empty writers landmark. Jens Wessling/via Flickr hide caption

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Michigan Author Dreams Up A Deadlier Ann Arbor

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After John F. Herring by Ken Perenyi, circa 1989. Courtesy of Pegasus Books hide caption

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'A Contest Of Wits': A Former Forger Recalls His Art

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Dr. David Eagleman is a neuroscientist and writer. He directs the Laboratory of Perception and Action at Baylor College of Medicine. Sharon Steinmann/Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Texas, Houston Medical School hide caption

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'Incognito': What's Hiding In The Unconscious Mind

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Author Hanna Pylvainen based We Sinners on her own childhood experiences. hide caption

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Faith, Family And Forgiveness In 'We Sinners'

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Paul Auster is the author of fiction including The New York Trilogy and In the Country of Last Things. Lotte Hansen/Picador hide caption

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Paul Auster Meditates On Life, Death And Near Misses

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