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Today

To Charm and to Devastate: Edith Pearlman's Honeydew

Edith Pearlman’s new collection, Honeydew, beautifully runs you through the full range of emotion.

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Sunday

Newbery Medal Winner The Crossover by Kwame Alexander: Not Just for Kids

Saturday

Reif Larsen's Kaleidoscope of a Novel: I Am Radar

Friday

Parsing the World of Vitamins: Catherine Price's Vitamania

Thursday

A Geneticist and His Baby: Graeme Simsion's The Rosie Effect

Wednesday

Life Inside Walter Reed with Adele Levine, PT

Tuesday

Future Crimes: How Much Danger Are We Really In?

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February 23, 2015

The Teacher's Life: The Half Brother by Holly LeCraw

Prep school novels are their own category of books, and they always seem to enthrall people, exposing to them a side of life that many don’t experience.

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February 22, 2015

Taking Flight: Michaela DePrince's True Story

Last year, I watched a documentary called “First Position.” The film followed the stories of a handful of young dancers as they tried to land a coveted spot at the American Ballet Theater. One of the dancers, Michaela DePrince, stood out in the film. Taking Flight is her story.

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February 21, 2015

Jacqueline Briskin's Dreams Are Not Enough: An Excerpt

Three of Jacqueline Briskin's many great novels are newly available in eBook format: Dreams Are Not Enough, Too Much Too Soon, and Everything and More. Read on for an excerpt from Dreams Are Not Enough.

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February 20, 2015

On the Good in Shame: An Excerpt from Is Shame Necessary

In this excerpt from Jennifer Jacquet’s new book, Is Shame Necessary, the author delves into the place of shame as a dynamic part of society. Read on.

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February 19, 2015

From Pearl Harbor to Iwo Jima: John Toland's Infamy

The late, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer John Toland brings us back to the start of the United States’ involvement in World War II with his groundbreaking book, Infamy: Pearl Harbor and Its Aftermath.

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February 18, 2015

Getting Real: How to Grow Up, by Michelle Tea

Michelle Tea is no shrinking violet. Quite the opposite, in fact. As the author of multiple memoirs, a literary arts organizer, and online chronicler of her years-long struggle to get pregnant, Tea puts herself out there on so many levels.

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February 17, 2015

Step Back to the Glamour: A Touch of Stardust

Fans of old Hollywood and American history alike will find Kate Alcott’s A Touch of Stardust a charming distraction from modern-day stressors.

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