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ArtsBeat: Lily King, Roz Chast and Kate Samworth Win Kirkus Prizes

October 23, 2014 - 3:31pm
The prizes, which each come with a $50,000 award, were handed out for the first time.

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ArtsBeat: Filling In an ’80s Comic With Real Graffiti Tags

October 23, 2014 - 7:05am
The creators of the first issue of DMC, a new series of comics, are using tags belonging to real graffiti artists.

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Atul Gawande: By the Book

October 23, 2014 - 6:00am
The author, most recently, of “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” is a great fan of Dr. Watson: “He is intelligent, observant and faithful, the way we want all doctors to be.”

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Bookends: What’s the Most Terrifying Book You’ve Ever Read?

October 21, 2014 - 11:13am
Francine Prose and Ayana Mathis discuss their scariest reading experiences.

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Leon Panetta’s ‘Worthy Fights’

October 21, 2014 - 11:02am
Leslie H. Gelb reviews Leon Panetta’s memoir, which recounts a career in public service, including stints as White House chief of staff, director of the C.I.A. and defense secretary.

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