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Lawrence Wascher: A Rare, Personal Look at Oliver Sacks’s Early Career

The world was saddened to learn of neurologist and best-selling author Oliver Sacks’s terminal illness through a recent op-ed. With Sacks’s new autobiography out this month, Lawrence Weschler shares early stories and diary entries about Sacks, his close friend, before Sacks achieved worldwide fame. 1,372 more words
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The Rise of Phone Reading

It’s not the e-reader that will be driving future books sales, it’s the phone; How publishers are rethinking books for the small screen.

Jennifer Maloney writes: Last fall, Andrew Vestal found himself rocking his baby daughter, Ada, back to sleep every morning between 3 a.m. 997 more words

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Robert Downey, Jr.

Robert John Downey, Jr. was born in 1965 in New York. As his parents were actors, he started acting at a very young age, when he was only 5. 451 more words

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