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Suzanne Wilson's best bets

THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE

Millions remember the 1989 Central Park jogger case. Far fewer know the story of what happened to the five black or Latino men, who were convicted — wrongly, it turned out — of beating and raping the young, white, well-educated investment banker. “The Central Park Five,” a documentary by Ken and Sarah Burns and David McMahon, will air Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at Hampshire College. Ken Burns will be on hand for a discussion after the film. 559-5610

ANOTHER GOOD BET

“Good Prose,” just out from Random House, is a collaboration by author Tracy Kidder and his longtime editor, Richard Todd, about the often intriguing and sometimes tricky relationship between writing and editing — as nuts-and-bolts process and as human interaction. In the Jan. 19 Wall Street Journal, Scott Stossel writes: “You are in such good company — congenial, ironic, a bit old-school — that you’re happy to follow them where they lead ...”

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