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Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in "The Hunger Games" (Murray Close)
Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in "The Hunger Games" (Murray Close)

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The Hunger Games: A cheat sheet Add to ...

You haven’t read the books. Or what feels like at least 100 million tweets and blog posts. In fact, you still don’t know who Katniss is or why adults (people you even know) are talking about this trilogy-turned-blockbuster. Herewith, a shame-deflecting cheat sheet on the basics:

What the hell are the Hunger Games, anyway?

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