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Shelf Discovery

Did She Kill Him?: A Torrid True Story of Adultery, Arsenic, and Murder in Victorian England

by Kate Colquhoun

A suspenseful retelling of one of Victorian England's famous "true crime" cases.

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Vegan Casseroles: Pasta Bakes, Gratins, Pot Pies, and More

by Julie Hasson

Healthy, compassionate comfort food without the guilt.

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Leaving Time

by Jodi Picoult

A triumphant departure from Picoult's typical (outstanding) body of work.

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Riders on the Storm

by Ed Gorman

A murder investigation that's close to lawyer Sam McCain's heart, in post-Vietnam Iowa.

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Tortillas: A Cultural History

by Paula E. Morton

A highly readable, fascinating history of one of the world's most consumed staples.

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Black Ice

by Becca Fitzpatrick

A spring break hiking adventure turns dangerous--and possibly deadly--when two desperate criminals kidnap a teenage girl.

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The New Indian Slow Cooker: Recipes for Curries, Dals, Chutneys, Masalas, Biryani, and More

by Neela Paniz

A mouthwatering collection of traditional and innovative Indian recipes, adapted for the slow cooker by chef Neela Paniz.

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Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution

by Peter Ackroyd

A detailed look into the lives of 17th-century England's rulers and their battles with Parliament.

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Simple Recipes for Joy: More Than 200 Delicious Vegan Recipes

by Sharon Gannon

How the alchemical aspects of cooking--transforming ingredients with water, fire and air--can satisfy body and soul.

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Penguin: Autobiography by Morrissey

Media Heat

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

On the Colbert Report: Jill Lepore, author of The Secret History of Wonder Woman (Knopf, $29.95, 9780385354042).

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

On the Diane Rehm Show: David Rothkopf, author of National Insecurity: American Leadership in an Age of Fear (PublicAffairs, $29.99, 9781610393409).

On the Colbert Report: Michael Lewis, author of Liar's Poker (25th Anniversary Edition): Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street (Norton, $25.95, 9780393246100).

On Fresh Air: Amy Poehler, author of Yes Please (Dey Street Books, $28.99, 9780062268341).

Monday, October 27, 2014

On Fresh Air: Jill Lepore, author of The Secret History of Wonder Woman (Knopf, $29.95, 9780385354042).

On the Diane Rehm Show: Herbie Hancock, co-author of Herbie Hancock: Possibilities (Viking, $29.95, 9780670014712).

On the Daily Show: Wendy Davis, author of Forgetting to Be Afraid: A Memoir (Blue Rider Press, $27.95, 9780399170577).

Thursday, October 23, 2014

On Fresh Air: Jack Bishop and Bridget Lancaster of America's Test Kitchen talk about The Cook's Illustrated Meat Book: The Game-Changing Guide that Teaches You How to Cook Meat and Poultry with 425 Bulletproof Recipes (Cook's Illustrated, $40, 9781936493869).

On KCRW's Bookworm: Jonathan Coe, author of Expo 58: A Novel (New Harvest, $25, 9780544343764).

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

On Fresh Air: Gerard Russell, author of Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms: Journeys into the Disappearing Religions of the Middle East (Basic Books, $28.99, 9780465030569).

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