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    The authors of two new books on fame and its discontents talk 21st century culture.

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    Portrait of a 1920's Midwife, Who Was Also the Leader of a Murder Ring

    Anna Cser lay on the floor of her living room. Her back was red and crawling with an itch. She had been lying for hours...