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Reading Romance

Parting Shots

Why the most exciting moment in a romance is also the toughest.

 

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A Reading Life

Flight by Elephant

A true story of escape and survival in World War II Burma is also a tale of pachyderm heroism.

 

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Rock & Roll &

The 2013 Dean's List

An annual, opinionated rundown of the best of a year in listening.

 

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Rock & Roll &

The Consensus Has Consequences

Our listener-in-residence on his year in music.

 

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The Speculator

The Crane Wife

A novel based on a Japanese folktale traces a journey of redemptive magic, art, and love.

 

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Crime and Punishment

Apple Tree Yard

Crimes of the heart throw a perceptive woman into a suspenseful courtroom drama.

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A Reading Life

Flyover Lives: A Memoir

The author of effervescent transatlantic fiction maps the Middle America of her forebears.

 

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Reading in Common

Brown Dog

The adventures of Jim Harrison's "wonderful backwoods nitwit" are collected in one rollicking set of linked tales.

 

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University Presses

Maimonides: Life and Thought

Understanding the sometimes perplexing Jewish philosopher.

 

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Reading Romance

Fools of Fate

Is true love a matter of destiny?

 

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Crime and Punishment

Tatiana

Moscow's haunted detective Arkady Renko returns to investigate the death of a journalist.

 

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A Reading Life

Killing the Tiger

Gene Kerrigan's tales of Irish crime and corruption topped one critic's year in reading.

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Rock & Roll &

Unruly Reading

A critic's year in reading takes in "life-changing" books old and new.

 

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Library Without Walls

Wintry Mix

An inviting pile of season's readings -- magical, mysterious, and mirthful.

 

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Reader's Diary

Getting Away With Murder

Half a decade after her death, Benazir Bhutto's assassination still haunts Pakistan.

 

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