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Readers nominated Jaws for our list of 100 favorite horror stories — but our judges recommend you see the movie instead. Getty Images/Getty Images hide caption

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V.S. Naipaul, seen here in 1968, once told NPR, "It's important to avoid the wallow. It repels the reader." John Minihan/Evening Standard/Getty Images hide caption

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V.S. Naipaul, Controversial Author And Nobel Laureate, Dies At 85

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'Every Full Moon We Can Howl At Is A Victory,' Says Emil Ferris

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Writer Mark Russell says artist Steve Pugh's character designs bring humanity to his updated version of The Flintstones. Courtesy of DC Entertainment hide caption

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Yabbadabba-What? These Aren't The Flintstones You Remember

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Seanan McGuire has so many universes in her head, she hasn't counted them all yet. Beckett Gladney hide caption

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Readers See Themselves In The Many Worlds Of Seanan McGuire

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Watch Your Mouth

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New Kids' Books Put A Human Face On The Refugee Crisis

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Cover of Captain Atom #78 (December 1965). Co-created by Steve Ditko, the nuclear-powered hero left a wake of ... stars? Sparkles? Glitter? ... in his fabulous wake. Glen Weldon/Private Collection hide caption

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