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Kamchatka Is A Rich Backdrop For Mystery In 'Disappearing Earth' Julia Phillips' debut novel takes readers through a year following the disappearance of two little girls in the remote Russian province of Kamchatka and the way that disappearance reverberates.
NPR.org | 2 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
After Game of Thrones, what's the next must-see fantasy epic? The TV version of George RR Martins series has given many their first taste of the genre. Which books deserve the next big-budget take to sustain the spell?By now, the dust has settled and the final occupant of the Iron Throne has ascended to their royal
The Guardian | 3 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
James Ellroy thinks he's a moralist do you agree? American Tabloid is populated almost entirely with baddies of one sort or another, and ethical judgments are left up to the reader Warning: this article contains spoilers for American TabloidLets take a look at the character arcs of some of the leading pl
The Guardian | 4 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Jim Sciutto On Tactics Russia And China Use To Attack The U.S. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to CNN anchor Jim Sciutto about his book: The Shadow War: Inside Russia's and China's Secret Operations to Defeat America.
NPR.org | 4 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Nonfiction: Spend Some Time With the Winklevii Ben Mezrich's “Bitcoin Billionaires” focuses on Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who used their Facebook windfall to buy up a lot of the cryptocurrency.
New York Times | 4 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The best recent thrillers review roundup A perilous wilderness blaze and a true-crime podcast fuel two of the best new mysteriesThe danger in Peter Hellers The River (W&N) is so vast and so deadly that it dwarfs more human threats. Wynn and Jack are students, best friends who take the summer
The Guardian | 5 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Then It Fell Apart by Moby review sex, drugs and self-loathing The superstar DJs account of his journey from poverty to wild parties in mansions is funny and often harrowingFor many people, evacuating your bowels in a squalid Times Square strip-club lavatory because you have drunkenly ingested a furious strippers ent
The Guardian | 7 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Front Burner: The José Andrés Approach to Vegetables In his new book, the chef gives practical advice for working with broccoli, asparagus and beets.
New York Times | 14 hours, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Nonfiction: A Chinese Millennial Looks Back on Her Life In her memoir, “Under Red Skies: Three Generations of Life, Loss, and Hope in China,” Karoline Kan personalizes the great changes occurring in her country.
New York Times | 16 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Nonfiction: The Last Time a Wall Went Up to Keep Out Immigrants In “The Guarded Gate” Daniel Okrent explores the 1920s nativist and eugenicist movements that led to the 1924 law practically shutting down immigration to America.
New York Times | 16 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend