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This painting of Virginia Hall hangs in one of the main hallways near the entrance of CIA headquarters. The painting shows her making radio contact with London from an old barn in France to request supplies and personnel. Power for her radio was provided by a bicycle rigged to power an electric generator. Courtesy of CIA hide caption

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'A Woman Of No Importance' Finally Gets Her Due

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Late Bloomers:The Power of Patience in a World Obsessed with Early Achievement, by Rich Karlgaard Currency hide caption

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'Late Bloomers' Makes The Case For Patience In A Culture Focused On Early Success

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Biographer Robert Caro On Fame, Power And 'Working' To Uncover The Truth

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'Women's Work' Delves Into Gender Roles At Home And Relationships With Domestic Help

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After Decades Of Comics, 'Cathy' Cartoonist Found Writing 'So Liberating'

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Noah's Wife Gets A Name In 'Naamah'

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"The first thing you need to know about me is that I am Greg Heffley's best friend," Rowley Jefferson writes in his journal. "I know it says that on the cover but I wanted to mention it in case you missed that part." Jeff Kinney/Amulet Books hide caption

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The Wimpy Kid's Best Friend Gets A Diary Of His Own ... And He's 'Awesome'

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