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Wikileaks leader Julian Assange

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Wikileaks leader Julian Assange

  • Israeli singer Yael Naim was named Best Female Singer of the Year in France.

  • Brazlian Jewish writer Moacyr Scliar and onetime Soviet spy Judith Coplon have died.

  • Michael David Lukas talks to NPR about his first novel, “The Oracle of Stamboul.”

  • Philip Roth has won the 2010 National Humanities Medal, along with Joyce Carol Oates, Harper Lee and Robert Brustein, among others.