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Shelf Discovery


by Alberto Manguel

A profound, insightful look into the human proclivity for questions, through literature.

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Hold Me Closer

by David Levithan

The life story of Tiny Cooper, Will Grayson's larger-than-life best friend, fashioned as a musical.

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Mademoiselle Chanel

by C.W. Gortner

A vivid, heartbreaking portrait of Coco Chanel's meteoric rise to fame and her complicated personal life.

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Shadow Ritual

by Eric Giacometti, Jacques Ravenne, trans. by Anne Trager

The first in a series of high-action thrillers featuring Antoine Marcas, police officer and Freemason.

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Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World

by Jane Hirshfield

Ten essays on the transformational power of poetry and creative expression.

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Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage

by Barney Frank

A insider's candid political biography that crosses all party lines, filled with memorable and observant stories of compromise for the good of all.

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My Pen

by Christopher Myers

Christopher Myers explores an artist's imagination, as seen through a series of pen-and-inks in his sketchbook.

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Our Endless Numbered Days

by Claire Fuller

A young girl lives isolated in the wilderness with her father, believing they are the only living humans left.

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Stuffocation: Why We've Had Enough of Stuff and Need Experience More Than Ever

by James Wallman

How humans become materialistic, and action plans for becoming less "stuffocated" and more experiential.

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The Beauty

by Jane Hirshfield

A moving and accomplished collection by one of our finest poets, published alongside her essay collection Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World.

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Media Heat

Thursday, March 26, 2015

On KCRW's Bookworm: Rachel Kushner, author of The Strange Case of Rachel K (New Directions, $19.95, 9780811224215).

On the Daily Show: John Hargrove, co-author of Beneath the Surface: Killer Whales, SeaWorld, and the Truth Beyond Blackfish (Palgrave Macmillan, $26, 9781137280107).

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

On Diane Rehm: readers review All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (Scribner, $27, 9781476746586).

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

On Diane Rehm: Martha Hodes, author of Mourning Lincoln (Yale University Press, $30, 9780300195804).

On the Daily Show: Jon Ronson, author of So You've Been Publicly Shamed (Riverhead, $27.95, 9781594487132).

Monday, March 23, 2015

On Fresh Air: John Hargrove, co-author of Beneath the Surface: Killer Whales, SeaWorld, and the Truth Beyond Blackfish (Palgrave Macmillan, $26, 9781137280107).

On Diane Rehm: Misty Copeland, author of Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina (Touchstone, $15.99, 9781476737997).

On the Daily Show: Ayaan Hirsi Ali, author of Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now (Harper, $27.99, 9780062333933).

Thursday, March 19, 2015

On KCRW's Bookworm: Claudia Rankine, co-editor of The Racial Imaginary: Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind (Fence Books, $19.95, 9781934200797).

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