Bill Franzen

Earning honors for fiction, nonfiction and young children's literature, respectively, the writers are the first to win the award. Also: The Bronx's bookstore returns, while the U.K. shows off doodles.

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Reporter Giuseppe di Piazza's debut novel, The Four Corners of Palermo, follows an unnamed young reporter during the brutal early days of the mafia's conflict with the Italian government in the 1980s.

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James Duncan Davidson/TED

Paleontologist Jack Horner explains what dinosaurs tell us about our own origins and what we can learn by attempting to revive a piece of the past.

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Andrew Heavens/TED

Geneticist Spencer Wells tells the story of early humans, and our eventual migration from Africa.

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Andrew Heavens/TED

Geneticist Spencer Wells describes how he uses DNA samples to trace our individual origins going back 2,000 generations.

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