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Adrian Tomine, Drawing Delicately from Life

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Michael Chabon: Charmed by a Dashing Brigadier

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A Famous Hallucination: Ahab's Phantom Leg

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Tahmima Anam Reads from the Book

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Illustrated Book Chronicles Negro League Pioneers

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Censorship-Fighting Librarian Dies at 77

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McCall Tells Gentrification Tale in 'Them'

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Shrewd, Selfish Scarlett: A Complicated Heroine

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Book Details the Defection of 'Comrade J'

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Siegel to 'Electronic Mob': TTYL

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Grisham's 'Appeal' Tackles Down-and-Dirty Politics

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Pollyanna: Spirit of Optimism Born Out of War

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From Law to Cold Cases to Chicago Crime World

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From Cannoli to Chapati: A Baker's Culinary Journey

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