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Ondaatje Delivers A Romp Through Memory, Boyhood

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Jonathan Franzen is also the author of The Corrections: A Novel, and The Discomfort Zone, a memoir. He is pictured above at The New Yorker Festival Fiction Night in New York City in 2009. Joe Kohen/Getty Images hide caption

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Franzen Tackles Suburban Parenting In 'Freedom'

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After adopting the euro, Greece borrowed huge sums of money. The country is now on the brink of a major default. "They're going to default ... it's now a question of how messy it will be," says writer Michael Lewis. His new book Boomerang looks at Greece and four other places affected by the financial crisis.

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How The Financial Crisis Created A 'New Third World'

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Dmitry Samarov began driving a cab in 1993 to help supplement his work as an artist. Daniel Kirwin hide caption

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A 'Hack' Shares Years Of Stories From A Chicago Cab

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'Hark!': From DNA To JFK, A Comic Take On History

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For One 'Wiseguy,' A Permanent Place In Mobster Lore

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Bill O'Reilly: 'Abraham Lincoln Was Our Best Leader'

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Navigating high school is a challenge for most kids. But for the refugee and immigrant students enrolled at Brooklyn's International High School, it can be even harder to learn the ins and outs of American teen life. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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New York High School Helps Immigrant 'Kids' Adapt

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'Heart And Soul': An African-American History

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A man stands in a sewage-filled street in Fallujah in 2010. The Fallujah wastewater treatment system was left unfinished more than four years past the initial deadline. The sewage facility is among hundreds of projects funded by U.S. taxpayers that remain abandoned or incomplete, wasting more than $5 billion, according to auditors. Hadi Mizban/AP hide caption

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In deference to Titus 2:3-5 and 1 Timothy 5:14, Rachel Held Evans tried to stay "busy in the home," honing her cooking, cleaning and hospitality skills. She is seen here with homemade matzah toffee for Passover. Dan Evans hide caption

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Awesome Man, the creation of author Michael Chabon and illustrator Jake Parker, can shoot positronic rays out of his eyeballs. Click here to read an excerpt of The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man. Balzer Bray hide caption

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A 1971 artist's sketch released by the FBI shows the skyjacker known as "Dan Cooper" and "D.B. Cooper." The sketch was made from the recollections of passengers and crew of a Northwest Orient Airlines jet he hijacked between Portland, Ore., and Seattle. Anonymous/AP hide caption

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