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Murder Is Minimal In Spooky 'Sabrina' Graphic novelist Nick Drnaso's new book chronicles the aftermath of a murder in tightly-controlled, almost miserly panels that still manage to convey the horror of a senseless killing.
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In 'Facts And Fears,' Ex-Spy Boss Clapper Comes In From The Cold, Badly Chilled Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper recalls a lifetime of service in the spy business as he perceives Washington, D.C., crumbling around him.
NPR.org | 6 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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New & Noteworthy A selection of books published this week; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading.
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Fiction: Stephen King's Reign of Terror Continues in a New Novel “The Outsider” starts out as a routine police procedural but before long transforms into something much more sinister.
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Match Book: Road Trip Reads Whether you're traveling across the country or just taking a staycation, stock up for summer with these books that are as varied as America itself.
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How to Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics by Michael Pollan review Pollans illuminating history of hallucinogenic drugs reveals that their mystical and medical benefits areindivisibleIn 1938, the Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, seeking a new drug to stimulate blood circulation, accidentally invented lysergic acid dei
The Guardian | 9 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
In 'The Restless Wave' Sen. John McCain Discusses Principles He Wants The U.S. To Keep Sen. John McCain was diagnosed with brain cancer last year. In his new memoir, The Restless Wave, McCain writes about the state of politics and the principles he'd like the country to hold onto after he's gone. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with McCain's co-
NPR.org | 19 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Front Burner: A Tome to Turn to When Life Gives You Lemons “Lemonade With Zest” traces a summertime treat to ancient Egypt.
New York Times | 20 hours ago | comment? | recommend
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Nonfiction: A Battle for the 'Soul of America'? It's as Old as America, One Historian Notes In his new book, the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham argues that in bad times a liberal impulse has often prevailed over fear and division.
New York Times | 20 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Fiction: Money Can't Buy Love, but It Can Buy Goods — and in These Stories, Lots of Trouble Lionel Shriver's collection of short fiction, “Property,” is a wryly observant catalog of the ways an acquisitive urge can go astray.
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