'Smile Stealers' Recalls A Time When Dentists Routinely Reached For The Pliers

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'Times' Book Review Editor Shares Her Love Of Reading In 'My Life With Bob'

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Churchill, Orwell And The Fight Against Totalitarianism

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Writes About His Friendship With Coach Wooden

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'Standard Deviation' Is A Story Of Marriage And Origami

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Baseball Player David Ortiz On Being 'Big Papi'

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'The Color Of Law' Details How U.S. Housing Policies Created Segregation

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After 6 Prison Terms, A Former Inmate Helps Other Women Rebuild Their Lives

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Author Michael Ruhlman says U.S. grocery stores represent extraordinary luxury that most Americans don't even think about. Kelly Jo Smart/NPR hide caption

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Grocery Stores: 'The Best Of America And The Worst Of America'

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'The Captain Class' Defines The Greatest Sports Teams Ever Based On One Character

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Gladstone's Book Answers The Question: What Ails Our Democracy?

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Otis Redding's 'Unfinished Life' Still Resonates

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Jeffrey Tambor poses for a portrait during the 2016 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at the Beverly Hilton on Aug. 7, 2016, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Rich Fury/Invision/AP hide caption

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'Are You Anybody?' Jeffrey Tambor Chronicles A Lifetime In Acting

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Harold Evans Makes Himself Clear: No More Passive Voice

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The Power Of Genes, And The Line Between Biology And Destiny

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Sue Klebold: When Your Son Does The Unthinkable, Can You Forgive Him And Yourself?

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Thordis Elva And Tom Stranger: How Do You Move Forward After Sexual Violence?

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Elizabeth Lesser: Why Is It So Hard To Ask For — And Offer — Forgiveness?

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'Rolling Stone' Founder Jann Wenner On 50 Years Of Rock And Roll History

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Eric "Bitty" Bittle takes to the ice in "Check Please," one of the most popular hockey webcomics (yes, that's a thing). Ngozi Ukazu hide caption

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With 'Check Please,' A Comics Creator Rewrites The Rules — And Scores

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Detail of the cover of Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Sayings: The Folk-Lore of the Old Plantation, By Joel Chandler Harris. This 1880 book helped popularize the story of Bre'r Rabbit outwitting Bre'r Fox, but versions of the tale exist around the world. At heart, they're all about who controls access to food and subverting the powers that be, a new book argues. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hide caption

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In 'Music Of The Ghosts,' A Khmer Rouge Survivor Faces 'The Reality Of Cambodia'

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