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July 28, 2014 | NPR · A new salvo has been fired in the fight over teacher tenure. A group led by former TV anchor Campbell Brown filed a complaint in New York state court, arguing that tenure laws are preventing the state from providing every child with the "sound, basic education" its constitution guarantees.
 
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Keith Richards

Dec 2, 2012 — Granted, there's no shortage of Rolling Stones photos in the world. But how often does Mick Jagger write personal book introductions for photographers?
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May 30, 2011 — The guitarist opens up about his music, his legendary journeys on the road with The Rolling Stones and his occasionally contentious relationship with lead singer Mick Jagger in his memoir, Life.
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May 5, 2011 — Lots of big names are back in paperback form this week: There are two new dystopian novels from Bret Easton Ellis and Gary Shteyngart, and memoirs from Keith Richards, Marlo Thomas and rising humorist Sloane Crosley.
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Dec 27, 2010 — The guitarist opens up about his music, his legendary journeys on the road with The Rolling Stones and his occasionally contentious relationship with lead singer Mick Jagger in a new memoir called Life.
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Dec 8, 2010 — If celebrity tell-all books are the snack food of the literary world, author Susan Jane Gilman has been on a binge this year. Her picks — from various ranks of the pop-culture pantheon — may not be the proudest additions to your bookshelf, but they may be among the most amusing.
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Nov 8, 2010Life isn't always easy, but that's rock and roll — you can't always get what you want. In his compelling memoir Life, Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards details a life of boozing, women, and revolutionary rock.
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Oct 25, 2010 — The guitarist opens up about his music, his legendary journeys on the road with The Rolling Stones and his occasionally contentious relationship with lead singer Mick Jagger in a new memoir called Life.
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Jul 14, 2011 — NPR coverage of Life by Keith Richards and James Fox. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
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