Dealing with Daisey, Gloria Steinem, and Selling 'Hunger Games'

A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.

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Now that The New York Times pay wall is live, you only get 20 free clicks a month. For those worried about hitting their limit, we're taking a look through the paper each morning to find the stories that can make your clicks count.

Top Stories: Reacting to the Mike Daisey controversy, Christopher Isherwood says, "Nonfiction should mean just that: facts and nothing but the facts." David Carr says you can never totally fact check a determined liar, but when you lie to tell a "greater truth" you undermine your own cause. The Pakistani public's attitude toward drone attacks is the biggest obstacle to forging ties with the U.S.

Styles: Gloria Steinem has been the leading voice of feminism for 40 years, but no one has yet come along to take up the mantle. One young activist, Shelby Knox, was lucky enough to live in Steinem's guest bedroom for two years.

Science: Why bilingual people are smarter than the rest of us. The mild winter means tick season will start early this year.

New York: New York City is using fake, recorded bird calls to keep pigeons out of subway stations.

Movies: The marketing campaign for The Hunger Games has been a massive effort that had to dance around its tricky subject matter.

Theater: A review of Once, the musical based on the movie about two musicians who fall in love.

Opinion: Nick Kristof goes after and Village Voice Media for operating a web site where sex traffickers often offer their victims for sale.

Business: Why do some nations prosper while other fail? It has to do with how poor people share in the increase of production. Opening a new business in Greece is a ridiculously difficult and complicated process.

Travel: Ron Akana has been a flight attendant for an unheard of 63 years.

Obituaries: Chaleo Yoovidhya, the Thai businessman who invented Red Bull. John Demjanjuk, who was accused and convicted of being guard at Nazi death camps before escaping to America.

Photo Gallery of the Day: The South by Southwest Music Festival

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