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In 'Fatherland,' A Daughter Outlines Her Dad's Radicalization  |   

Falling in love with your handsome pen pal, moving overseas to marry him, then finding out he's part of a terrorist organization: That's the Bunjevac family story, told in a new graphic memoir.

How'd A Cartoonist Sell His First Drawing? It Only Took 610 Tries  |   

Tom Toro was a directionless 20-something film school dropout. Then, after an inspired moment at a used book sale, he started submitting drawings to The New Yorker ... and collecting rejection slips.

At Its Core, Warped Family Drama 'Mommy' Is 'A Story Of Love'  |   

In his award-winning film, Xavier Dolan, 25, tackles the relationship between a single mom and her troubled son. He says, "I feel like I knew this kid. ... He's just the worst version of who I was."

A Puzzle Full Of Air  |   

Every answer today is a word starting with the letters A-R, which you will identify from its anagram. For example, given AR plus ROB, the answer would be "arbor."

For A Taste Of Grimdark, Visit The 'Land Fit For Heroes'  |   

Richard K. Morgan's epic sword-and-planet (and alien technology) Land Fit For Heroes series is a good introduction to grimdark, a subgenre that aims to show the gritty underside of fantasy fiction.

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