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Featured August 26, 2015
on News at 4: Wednesday Reads

A Remarkable Kindness Diana Bletter

A Remarkable Kindness
by Diana Bletter

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Through a largely hidden ceremony . . . four friends discover the true meaning of life It's 2006 in a seaside village in Israel, where a war is brewing. Lauren, Emily, Aviva and Rachel, four memorable women from different backgrounds, are drawn to the village. Lauren, a maternity nurse, loves her Israeli doctor husband but struggles to make a home for herself in a foreign land thousands of miles away from her beloved Boston. Seeking Read More »



Featured August 26, 2015
on News at 4: Wednesday Reads

In the Dark Places Peter Robinson

In the Dark Places
by Peter Robinson

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An Inspector Banks Novel

Louise Penny calls IN THE DARK PLACES "brilliant." Tess Gerritsen says it's "thrilling." And Michael Connelly describes Peter Robinson as "amazing." One of the world's greatest suspense writers returns with this sensational new novel featuring Inspector Alan Banks, hailed by Michael Connelly as "a man for all seasons." It's a double mystery: Two young men have vanished, and the investigation leads to two troubling clues in two different locations. As Read More »

The latest in the Yorkshire crime series is vividly compelling



Featured August 26, 2015
on News at 4: Wednesday Reads

All The Difference Leah Ferguson

All The Difference
by Leah Ferguson

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New Year’s Eve. A time for resolutions. A chance to make a change. And for thirty-year-old Molly Sullivan, a night that will transform her life forever… All it takes is one word—yes or no—to decide Molly’s future. As the clock counts down to midnight and the ball slowly begins to drop, Molly’s picture-perfect boyfriend gets down on one knee and asks her to marry him. She knows Read More »



Featured August 23, 2015
on All Things Considered

Base Nation David Vine

Base Nation
by David Vine

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How the U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World.

From Italy to the Indian Ocean, from Japan to Honduras, a far-reaching examination of the perils of American military bases overseas

American military bases encircle the globe. More than two decades after the end of the Cold War, the U.S. still stations its troops at nearly a thousand locations in foreign lands. These bases are usually taken for granted or overlooked entirely, a little-noticed part of the Pentagon Read More »



Featured August 23, 2015
on Weekend Edition Sunday

The Science of Mom Alice Callahan

The Science of Mom
by Alice Callahan

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A Research-Based Guide to Your Baby's First Year

It seems like every time a new mother turns on her computer, radio, or television, she is greeted with news of yet another scientific study about infancy. Ignoring good information isn’t the right course, but just how does one tell the difference between solid studies, preliminary results, and snake oil?

In this friendly guide through the science of infancy, Science of Mom blogger and PhD scientist Alice Callahan explains how Read More »



Featured August 22, 2015
on CBS This Morning

The Boss's Survival Guide Bob Rosner

The Boss's Survival Guide
by Bob Rosner, Allan Halcrow

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Workplace 911 for the Toughest Problems Today's Managers Face

The bestselling guide to motivating and managing everyemployee—updated for the new world of business!

As a supervisor in today’s highly competitive world, you must not only get more out of each employee—you must also prove your department’s strategic impact on the organization. This popular, highly practicalguide helps you make your department shine. The Boss’s Survival Guide, Second Edition, has beenupdated to help you manage Read More »



Featured August 22, 2015
on CBS This Morning

More Mexican Everyday Rick Bayless

More Mexican Everyday
by Rick Bayless

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Simple, Seasonal, Celebratory

The follow-up to Rick Bayless's best-selling Mexican Everyday features a dozen "master-class" recipes you'll want to learn by heart, more than 30 innovative vegetable dishes, Rick's secret weapon flavorings to weave into your favorite dishes, and many other brand-new creations from his kitchen.

Rick Bayless transformed America's understanding of Mexican cuisine with his Mexican Everyday. Now, ten years later, Rick returns Read More »



Featured August 22, 2015
on All Things Considered

The Meursault Investigation Kamel Daoud

The Meursault Investigation
by Kamel Daoud

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“A tour-de-force reimagining of Camus’s The Stranger, from the point of view of the mute Arab victims.” —The New Yorker He was the brother of “the Arab” killed by the infamous Meursault, the antihero of Camus’s classic novel. Seventy years after that event, Harun, who has lived since childhood in the shadow of his sibling’s memory, refuses to let him remain anonymous: he gives Read More »



Featured August 22, 2015
on Weekend Edition Saturday

Farthest Field Raghu Karnad

Farthest Field
by Raghu Karnad

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An Indian Story of the Second World War

A brilliantly conceived nonfiction epic, a war narrated through the lives and deaths of a single family. The photographs of three young men had stood in his grandmother’s house for as long as he could remember, beheld but never fully noticed. They had all fought in the Second World War, a fact that surprised him. Indians had never figured in his idea of the war, nor the war in his idea of India. One Read More »



Featured August 22, 2015
on On The Media

Flood Of Lies James A. Cobb, Jr.

Flood Of Lies
by James A. Cobb, Jr.

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The St. Rita's Nursing Home Tragedy

In August 2005, the world looked on in horror as thirty-five residents of St. Rita’s Nursing Home perished beneath the rising waters of Hurricane Katrina. Louisiana’s attorney general immediately targeted the owners of St. Rita’s, Sal and Mabel Mangano, for prosecution. A national media frenzy erupted, labeling the couple as selfish, cold-hearted killers, willing to let beloved parents and grandparents drown—but the reality was much different. Flood of Lies Read More »



Featured August 22, 2015
on Studio 360

X Sue Grafton

X
by Sue Grafton

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Of #1 New York Times–bestselling author Sue Grafton, NPR’s Maureen Corrigan said, “Makes me wish there were more than 26 letters.” With only two letters left, Grafton’s many devoted readers will share that sentiment. X: The number ten. An unknown quantity. A mistake. A cross. A kiss. X: The shortest entry in Webster’s Unabridged. Derived from Greek and Latin and commonly found in science, medicine, and religion. The most graphically dramatic Read More »

Sue Grafton and Kinsey Millhone only keep getting better and better!



Featured August 22, 2015
on Studio 360

A Is For Alibi Sue Grafton

A Is For Alibi
by Sue Grafton

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READ THE SENSATIONAL BLOCKBUSTER THAT STARTED IT ALL!

A tough-talking former cop, private investigator Kinsey Millhone has set up a modest detective agency in a quiet corner of Santa Teresa, California. A twice-divorced loner with few personal possessions and fewer personal attachments, she’s got a soft spot for underdogs and lost causes.

Eight years ago, Nikki Fife was convicted of killing her philandering husband. Now she’s out on parole and needs Kinsey’s help to find the Read More »




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