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Shifting Images: Cleaning Up Amsterdam And Controversial Art

Eugene Robinson, deputy editor of the online magazine Ozy, tells Tess Vigeland how Amsterdam is shaping up the red light district and about a New Orleans homicide detective who is an artist by day.
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In 'Clash Of The Financial Pundits,' Clarity For The Investor?

Millions of Americans get their financial advice from high-profile pundits on talk radio and cable television. The new book Clash of the Financial Pundits looks at how they affect our investments.
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No One Wants To Be With The Marlboro Man: Terry Crews On 'Manhood'

Actor Terry Crews has an NFL physique that's perfect for action films, but it's his sense of humor that's won over fans. Crews' revealing new memoir is called Manhood.
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Mark Twain's Famous Outcasts Float Through Three Centuries

Huck Finn and his friend Jim float down the Mississippi through the Jim Crow South and Hurricane Katrina in a new book called The Boy in His Winter. NPR's Scott Simon talks with author Norman Lock.
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Director Bendjelloul Searched For Mysterious 'Sugar Man'

Oscar-winning director Malik Bendjelloul died this week. He's remembered in this rebroadcast of a 2012 interview with NPR's Scott Simon.
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'Wynne's War,' A Modern Take On The Classic 'Mideastern'

Wynne's War is part western, part war novel. NPR's Scott Simon talks with author Aaron Gwyn about the book that follows a U.S. Special Forces unit on horseback through Afghanistan.
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A Burrito With A Side Of Prose At Chipotle

The restaurant chain Chipotle is bringing literature to its cups and bags. Writers are penning stories that customers can read while they eat. Ever hear the tale of The Old Man and the Burrito?
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Oprah Winfrey's Channel Calls Off Michael Sam Series

OWN had planned a documentary series to feature the first openly gay NFL player in his bid to earn a spot on the St. Louis Rams. The network backed off to give him space "to achieve his dreams."
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Not My Job: Political Adviser John Podesta Gets Quizzed On A Swedish King

In honor of judge and scorekeeper Carl Kasell we've invited Podesta to answer three questions about a Carl who isn't a Kasell, but rather, has one — King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
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A 'New York Times' Shake-up, But Not The One You're Thinking Of

The New York Times made news this week when it announced Jill Abramson's departure. For a deeper understanding of the paper's history, author Kevin Roose recommends Hard News by Seth Mnookin.

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