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"This lamb ham is sweet, buttery and smoky, with just a hint of lamb flavor," says Sam Edwards, one of the Virginians who is bringing back the colonial style of curing lamb. Courtesy of Sammy Edwards hide caption

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Noomi Rapace stars as heroine Lisbeth Salander in the Swedish film adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Nordisk Film/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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'Publicly Shamed:' Who Needs The Pillory When We've Got Twitter?

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Actor Mark Rylance, seen here as Thomas Cromwell in Masterpiece's Wolf Hall, views Cromwell as a survivor who knows how to manipulate power to his advantage. "He has the mind of a chess player," Rylance says. Giles Keyte/Playground & Company Pictures for Masterpiece/BBC hide caption

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'Wolf Hall' On Stage And TV Means More Makeovers For Henry VIII's 'Pit Bull'

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In The Shame In Venice 2, Kenyan artist Michael Soi protests the makeup of his country's pavilion at the Biennale. Courtesy of Michael Soi hide caption

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Why Are Chinese Artists Representing Kenya At The Venice Biennale?

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An FDA field inspector in Los Angeles checks imported shrimp, February 2009. More than a dozen federal agencies play a part in keeping food from making Americans sick. Critics say that leads to a lack of coordination, a patchwork of rules and holes in the system. FDA hide caption

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Clive James — an author, critic, broadcaster, poet, translator and memoirist — was diagnosed with leukemia a few years ago. Courtesy of Liveright hide caption

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Open A Critic's 'Poetry Notebook' And Find The Works That Shaped Him

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How 'One Nation' Didn't Become 'Under God' Until The '50s Religious Revival

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Searching For Buried Treasure In China, A Writer Discovers Himself

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