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Rich Housewives Go Under The Microscope In 'Primates Of Park Avenue'

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Novel's Main Character Has Four Strings And Lots Of Glamour

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When Art Imitates Life: Veteran CIA Officer Writes Second Spy Novel

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'Like An Avalanche': Otis Redding's Unstoppable Crossover

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North Korean Defector Reflects On Life 'Under The Same Sky'

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Bringing Tales Of WWII To American Radios And Bookshelves

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Brahma Kumaris fill Will Hodgkinson's suburban living room on a Saturday in 1982. Liz Hodgkinson /Courtesy of Will Hodgkinson hide caption

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How Bad Risotto Led To A House 'Full Of Yogis': A Critic's Childhood Story

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For Actress Maria Bello, Family May Be Complicated, But 'Love Is Love'

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A Neurosurgeon Reflects On The 'Awe And Mystery' Of The Brain

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Post-Ron Swanson, Nick Offerman Has The 'Gumption' To Be Himself

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Mat Johnson is the author of Pym, Drop, Hunting in Harlem and The Great Negro Plot as well as several graphic novels including Incognegro, Dark Rain and Right State. Meera Bowman Johnson hide caption

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Novelist Mat Johnson Explores The 'Optical Illusion' Of Being Biracial

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This Weekend, Navigate The Changing World Of 'Vikram Lall'

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What If The Drought Doesn't End? 'The Water Knife' Is One Possibility

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'Mislaid' Punctures Notions Of Gender And Race

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