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Anna Quindlen on what matters

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Anna Quindlen, 60, has spent her career chronicling what it’s like to be a woman. For her sisters of a certain age, the Pulitzer-prize winning author holds a mirror up to our lives in her new book, “Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake.”

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Harkness talks about ‘Shadow of Night’ - Second volume in All Souls Trilogy due July 10

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Deborah Harkness’ second novel, due to hit shelves next Tuesday, is one of the summer’s most anticipated releases. Her first book, “A Discovery of Witches,” caused quite a buzz after its publication in early 2011.

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Cartoonist examines the serious side of childhood

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I don’t like making predictions because they’re almost always wrong, but I feel pretty good about saying that cartoonist Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel, “Are You My Mother?” will land on most everyone’s “Best Non-Fiction of 2012” list.

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Steve Berry on the mystery that was Christopher Columbus, research and the importance of history

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For 500 years historians have pondered the question: Who was Christopher Columbus?
The answer truly is another question:

Who do you want him to be? From Writer's Note: "The Columbus Affair"

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Adriana Trigiani talks new book, family - 'Sometimes the art of writing is like placing stones in gold'

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If it's worth having, it's worth waiting for.

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