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NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Nonfiction, Week Of October 23, 2014 Novelist Ann Patchet presents a collection of personal essays in This Is The Story Of A Happy Marriage, appearing at No. 3.
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NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Fiction, Week Of October 23, 2014 New Zealand's 19th century gold rush serves as the backdrop to a series of unexplained events in Eleanor Catton's The Luminaries. It appears at No. 4.
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NPR Bestsellers: Hardcover Nonfiction, Week Of October 23, 2014 Debuting at No. 9, As You Wish delivers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of The Princess Bride by the film's star Cary Elwes.
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For The Midterm Elections, A Book On 'What It Takes' To Win The midterm elections are less than two weeks away. Writer Michael Schaub recommends a book that explores what it's like to run for office and live through all the dramatic ups and downs.
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Interview: Sarah J. Maas, author of 'Heir of Fire' HEA contributor Serena Chase interviews Sarah J. Maas about her Throne of Glass series and reveals the cover for 'A Court of Thorns and Roses.'
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J.K. Rowling to publish Halloween 'Potter' tale Mark your calendars, guys. Related StoriesJ.K. Rowling is definitely NOT writing a 'romantic' novelJ.K. Rowling is building a Hagrid hut on her estateThe solution to J.K. Rowling's anagram is...
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A time of battles real and literary Walter Scott, Byron, Jane Austen all were profoundly affected by the conflict with France. Jenny Uglow considers the world of wartime reading, and cultural skirmishes, high and low Continue reading...
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Happy 100th birthday, John Berryman Despite a lifetime of chaos and alcoholism, John Berrymans poetry is brilliantly funny. Sam Leith toasts his pal, whose work he has adored since he was a teenager Continue reading...
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Jared Diamond: 150,000 years ago, humans wouldnt figure on a list of the five most interesting species on Earth The bestselling biogeographer talks to Oliver Burkeman about dealing with the critics who condemn him as a cultural imperialist Continue reading...
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My hero: Walter Potter by Kate Mosse Whether guinea pigs playing a cricket match or kittens dressed in black tie at a wedding, Walter Potter had a wonderful way of telling stories with his taxidermy The curious world of Walter Potter in pictures Continue reading...
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