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In other news...
* From Tor.com: "This is Why Obi-Wan Lied to Luke Skywalker About His Father."
* Also from Tor.com: "Death of Dystopia."
* From New York Review of Books: "On Edgar Allan Poe."
* And from io9: "How Did Edgar Allan Poe Manage To Describe The Big Bang In 1848?"