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After Years Of Blackouts, A Writer Remembers What She 'Drank To Forget'

Sun, 06/21/2015 - 3:40am

Sarah Hepola's memoir Blackout is filled with stories that are both funny and tragic — about how she'd drink to excess, and then try to piece it all together the following day.

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From Civilian To Spy: How An Average Guy Helped Bust A Russian Agent

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 3:29pm

You'd think spying on the Russians would require some training, but Naveed Jamali had none. "Probably some Magnum P.I. episodes and a few movies here and there," he says. "That was about it."

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In 'Not A Game,' The Story Of A Star Player And A Hard Fall

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 6:03am

Sportswriter Kent Babb talks about his new book Not A Game: The Incredible Rise and Unthinkable Fall of Allen Iverson.

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Summer Of Love: Meet Our Expert Panelists!

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 5:03am

While our intern plugs away at tallying the 18,000 nominations that came in for the summer reader romance poll, we thought we'd introduce you to the expert panelists who'll help shape the final list.

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Survival Is Insufficient: 'Station Eleven' Preserves Art After The Apocalypse

Sat, 06/20/2015 - 3:50am

In Emily St. John Mandel's novel, Station Eleven, a Shakespearean troupe clings to scraps of civilization after a deadly pandemic. Mandel and NPR's Scott Simon talk about art at the end of the world.

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