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Close to the Wind by Jon Walter review a tense wartime journey The dangerous adventures of a young boy and his grandfather are brought vividly to life in Walter's debut children's novel Continue reading...
The Guardian | 20 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Chasing Lost Time: The Life of CK Scott Moncrieff byJean Findlay review Passionate, risk-taking, aesthetically conservative: acompendious biography of Proust's great interpreter reveals the paradoxes of his varied career Continue reading...
The Guardian | 21 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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How to draw... a windy day Summer is wrapping up and it's starting to get a little blustery outside learn how to draw a windy day with Rob Biddulph, author and illustrator of Blown Away! Continue reading...
The Guardian | 21 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Nonfiction, Week Of September 18, 2014 Appearing at No. 6, scholar Reza Aslan's Zealot combines biblical and historical sources to probe the life of Jesus of Nazareth.
NPR.org | Sep 19, 2014 10:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Fiction, Week Of September 18, 2014 At No. 14, Dennis Lehane's The Drop follows a woman and a lonely bartender as they encounter the Chechen mafia, stick-up artists and a relentless cop.
NPR.org | Sep 19, 2014 10:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NPR Bestsellers: Hardcover Nonfiction, Week Of September 18, 2014 Debuting at No. 5, Henry Kissinger's World Order gives a historian's perspective on the idea of order in world affairs.
NPR.org | Sep 19, 2014 10:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NPR Bestsellers: Hardcover Fiction, Week Of September 18, 2014 In Ian McEwan's The Children Act, a judge decides a case involving parents whose faith forbids a life-saving transfusion for their son. It debuts at No. 4.
NPR.org | Sep 19, 2014 10:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NPR Bestsellers: Week Of September 18, 2014 The lists are compiled from weekly surveys of close to 500 independent bookstores nationwide.
NPR.org | Sep 19, 2014 10:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Amid NFL Scandals, A Novel About America's Love Of The Sport It's the start of the season, and the NFL is already beset by scandal. Writer Mark Chiusano recommends a novel about football's place in American culture, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk.
NPR.org | Sep 19, 2014 9:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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William Deresiewicz Tours the Colleges of 'Excellent Sheep' William Deresiewicz, who's caused a stir in Ivy League circles with his book “Excellent Sheep,” is on a tour of those colleges to discuss his critique of them and his advice.
New York Times | Sep 19, 2014 9:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend