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nytimes.com — This week's Retro Report video on "crack babies" (infants born to addicted mothers) lays out how limited scientific studies in the 1980s led to predictions that a generation of children would be damaged for life. Those predictions turned out to be wrong.
nytimes.com — New in the Review Readers of the Book Review will notice three changes instituted this week, two involving our best-seller lists. The e-book list has migrated online, the digital world being its natural habitat. Given the fluid variety of pricing in today's marketplace, we have also stopped including cover prices on the lists.
tumblr.com — This week Erin and I led a open book discussion about Stitches by David Small, the first time a graphic novel was chosen for one of these public discussions, and we weren't sure who to expect. To our surprise, it was primarily attended by some of our regular seniors, who LOVED the book.
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