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Martha Nussbaum: "The New Religious Intolerance"

A professor of law and ethics at the University of Chicago talks about overcoming the politics or fear in an anxious age.

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Andres Neuman: "Traveler of the Century"

One of Spain’s best-selling authors on his first English-language translation. Set in nineteenth century Europe, it's the story of forbidden love, intrigue and the meaning of identity.

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Richard Ford: "Canada"

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Ford talks about his first novel in six years, "Canada."

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The Wrong Crowd: A Tale Of Teens Behaving Badly

Long after the final bell has rung, the echoes of high school hold a strange fascination for us, even into adulthood. Author Meg Wolitzer recommends a guilty pleasure read that reminds her of the pain of being a teenager.
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'Secret Heroes'

We take a look a remarkable and colorful stories of untold heroes finally getting their due.

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Pulitzer Jurors Are Shocked That No Fiction Prize Was Awarded

One of the surprises from Monday's Pulitzer Prize announcements was the lack of an award in the fiction category. It's the first time since 1977 that the Pulitzer board hasn't given an award for fiction writing.
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Not Since 1977: No Pulitzer Awarded For Fiction

The Pulitzer Prizes were awarded Monday, but not for fiction. The field had been narrowed to three finalists. Lynn Neary talks with Pulitzer fiction juror Susan Larson about why no prize was awarded in that category.

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