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A Tiger’s Leap Into History, The Rainbow Reader Part II

Part II of Tessa Laird’s 6-part series on the social history of color takes on orange, from construction to Agent Orange, war to peace, LSD and religion. Continue reading

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The 50 Greatest Literary Character Names of All Time

Greg Olear whittles the Who’s Who of all of literature down to the 50 top names. Continue reading

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Four Foolproof Ways to Become a Rich, Famous, and Critically-Acclaimed Novelist

Against the wishes of his editors, agents, publicists, and fellow novelists, Greg Olear reveals publishing’s best-kept secrets. Continue reading

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Tomorrow Never Knows: Six Things Guaranteed to Happen on the Last Three Episodes of “Mad Men”

Will Pete Campbell jump out his office window? Will Megan Draper survive the season? Will Don cheer up already? What’s with Mother Lakshmi? Greg Olear has the skinny on Mad Men. Continue reading

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