FILE - This Feb. 28, 2008 file photo shows author Charles Baxter talking about his new novel, "The Soul Thief," in Minneapolis. Prize-winning authors Baxter and Gish Jen will be judges for this fall's... more 
FILE - This Feb. 28, 2008 file photo shows author Charles Baxter talking about his new novel, "The Soul Thief," in Minneapolis. Prize-winning authors Baxter and Gish Jen will be judges for this fall's National Book Awards. But for the first time in decades, non-authors also will serve on the four panels that decide some of literature's most prestigious honors. (AP Photo/Hannah Foslien, file) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Hannah Foslien, file
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