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Featured May 26, 2015
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The Heart Goes Last Margaret Atwood

The Heart Goes Last
by Margaret Atwood

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Margaret Atwood puts the human heart to the ultimate test in an utterly brilliant new novel that is as visionary as The Handmaid's Tale and as richly imagined as The Blind Assassin.

     Stan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to stay afloat in the midst of an economic and social collapse. Job loss has forced them to Read More »



Featured May 26, 2015
on Fresh Air - NPR

Do No Harm Henry Marsh

Do No Harm
by Henry Marsh

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Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery

What is it like to be a brain surgeon? How does it feel to hold someone's life in your hands, to cut into the stuff that creates thought, feeling, and reason? How do you live with the consequences of performing a potentially lifesaving operation when it all goes wrong? In neurosurgery, more than in any other branch of medicine, the doctor's oath to "do no harm" holds a bitter irony. Operations on the Read More »



Featured May 26, 2015
on Diane Rehm Show - NPR

Face the Nation Bob Schieffer

Face the Nation
by Bob Schieffer

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My Favorite Stories from the First 50 Years of the Award-Winning News Broadcast

In this engaging memoir of television news and its unique place in history, New York Times bestselling author and Face the Nation anchor Bob Schieffer takes us behind the scenes of the Sunday morning institution that has provided a window on the most memorable events of the last half-century.

With his critically acclaimed memoir This Just In, Schieffer proved himself a natural storyteller, a gifted writer able Read More »



Featured May 26, 2015
on The O\'Reilly Factor

The Silencing

The Silencing
by Kirsten Powers

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How the Left is Killing Free Speech

Free speech and freedom of conscience have long been core American values. Yet a growing intolerance from the left side of the political spectrum is threatening Americans' ability to freely express beliefs without fear of retaliation. USA Today columnist and Fox News contributor Kirsten Powers calls it "The Silencing." Powers chronicles this forced march toward conformity in an exposé of the illiberal tactics deployed to shut down debate on some of the most important issues Read More »



Featured May 26, 2015
on The O\'Reilly Factor

Daddy, Stop Talking! Adam Carolla

Daddy, Stop Talking!
by Adam Carolla

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And Other Things My Kids Want But Won't Be Getting

The comedian, actor, television host, podcast king, and New York Times bestselling author of President Me, Not Taco Bell Material, and In Fifty Years We’ll All Be Chicks now lays down the law on the plight of the modern parent. Parents, do you often think that if your kids had to grow up the way you did—without iPads, 70-inch flat screen TVs, American Girl dolls, and WiFi in the climate controlled minivan Read More »



Featured May 26, 2015
on The O\'Reilly Factor

Making the Case

Making the Case
by Kimberly Guilfoyle

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How to Be Your Own Best Advocate

After an eleven-year-old Kimberly Guilfoyle lost her mother to leukemia, her dad wanted her to become as resilient and self-empowered as she could be. He wisely taught her to build a solid case for the things she wanted. Creating a strong logical argument was the best way to ensure she could always meet her needs. That childhood lesson led her to become the fearless advocate and quick-thinking spitfire she is today Read More »



Featured May 26, 2015
on The O\'Reilly Factor

Lethal Beauty Lis Wiehl

Lethal Beauty
by Lis Wiehl

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It should have been an open and shut murder case, but Mia Quinn finds out nothing about it is simple. After a young Chinese prostitute is stabbed to death by her rich American client, the tabloids dub Dandan Yee “Lethal Beauty”—despite the fact that she was the one who ended up dead. Yet even with double standards and naked prejudice working against her, Seattle prosecutor Mia Quinn is determined to get justice for Dandan Read More »



Featured May 25, 2015
on Fresh Air - NPR

Words Without Music

Words Without Music
by Philip Glass

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The long-awaited memoir by “the most prolific and popular of all contemporary composers” (New York Times).


A world-renowned composer of symphonies, operas, and film scores, Philip Glass has, almost single-handedly, crafted the dominant sound of late-twentieth-century classical music. Yet here in Words Without Music, he creates an entirely new and unexpected voice, that of a born storyteller and an acutely insightful chronicler, whose Read More »



Featured May 25, 2015
on Diane Rehm Show - NPR

A Fine Romance Candice Bergen

A Fine Romance
by Candice Bergen

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In the follow-up to Knock Wood—her bestselling “engaging, intelligent, and wittily self-deprecating autobiography” (The New York Times)—Candice Bergen shares the big events: her marriage to a famous French director, the birth of her daughter, Murphy Brown, widowhood, falling in love again, and watching her daughter blossom. A Fine Romance begins with Bergen’s charming first husband, French director Louis Malle, whose huge appetite for life broadened her horizons and whose occasional Read More »



Featured May 24, 2015
on All Things Considered

The Water Knife Paolo Bacigalupi

The Water Knife
by Paolo Bacigalupi

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WATER IS POWER Paolo Bacigalupi, New York Times best-selling author of The Windup Girl and National Book Award finalist, delivers a near-future thriller that casts new light on how we live today—and what may be in store for us tomorrow. The American Southwest has been decimated by drought. Nevada and Arizona skirmish over dwindling shares of the Colorado River, while California watches, deciding if it Read More »



Featured May 24, 2015
on All Things Considered

Gumption Nick Offerman

Gumption
by Nick Offerman

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Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America's Gutsiest Troublemakers

The star of Parks and Recreation and author of the New York Times bestseller Paddle Your Own Canoe returns with a second book that humorously highlights twenty-one figures from our nation’s history, from her inception to present day—Nick’s personal pantheon of “great Americans.”

To millions of people, Nick Offerman is America. Both Nick and his character, Ron Swanson, are known for Read More »



Featured May 24, 2015
on Weekend Edition Sunday

Loving Day Mat Johnson

Loving Day
by Mat Johnson

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From the author of the critically beloved Pym (“Imagine Kurt Vonnegut having a beer with Ralph Ellison and Jules Verne.”—Vanity Fair) comes a ruthlessly comic and moving tale of a man discovering a lost daughter, confronting an elusive ghost, and stumbling onto the possibility of utopia. “In the ghetto there is a mansion, and it is my father’s house.” Warren Duffy has returned to America Read More »




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