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Mar 6, 2014 — "The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are as much every U.S. citizen's wars as they are the veterans' wars," says Phil Klay, who served in Iraq. His debut story collection is called Redeployment.
Mar 5, 2014 — Jason Mott's novel The Returned is now an ABC television series called Resurrection, which premieres this weekend. The plot was inspired by a dream Mott had about his mother.
Mar 5, 2014 — Nigerian-American journalist Dayo Olopade talks about finding optimism in Africa and her new book The Bright Continent: Breaking Rules and Making Change in Modern Africa.
Mar 5, 2014 — In a new book, Terry Golway takes a sympathetic view of Manhattan's infamous political machine. He says, "Tammany Hall was there for the poor immigrant who was otherwise friendless in New York."
Mar 4, 2014 — Kaplan died Sunday at 88. His biography of Mark Twain won a National Book Award and a Pulitzer Prize. He also edited two editions of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations. Kaplan spoke to Fresh Air in 1992.