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Shelf Discovery

And the Dark Sacred Night

by Julia Glass

A saga spanning three generations of a family's history, sparked by one man's efforts to discover who he is.

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Light Shining in the Forest

by Paul Torday

A disturbing thriller of missing children in a small English town, masquerading as a quiet tale about political red tape.

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Solsbury Hill

by Susan M. Wyler

A modern romance fraught with all the tension of Wuthering Heights.

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Things I Should Have Told My Daughter: Lies, Lessons & Love Affairs

by Pearl Cleage

The unedited journals of an acclaimed writer and activist, which reveal her struggle to be brave enough to live an authentic life.

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Zebra Crossing

by Meg Vandermerwe

A simple, powerful novel about soccer, South Africa and a girl who doesn't belong.

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The Grudge Keeper

by Mara Rockliff, illus. by Eliza Wheeler

A fable filled with wordplay about a town that aligns its priorities when the Grudge Keeper goes missing.

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New Life, No Instructions: A Memoir

by Gail Caldwell

How a woman's sense of herself is changed by two insightful doctors and one energetic dog.

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The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur

by Mark Perry

Controversial general Douglas MacArthur's flawed brilliance on display during the Second World War.

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When the Cypress Whispers

by Yvette Manessis Corporon

An evocative debut novel of family, war, love and sacrifice set on a sun-drenched Greek island.

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Media Heat

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

On Fresh Air: Carlotta Gall, author of The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28, 9780544046696).

On Diane Rehm: Akhil Sharma, author of Family Life: A Novel (Norton, $23.95, 9780393060058).

Monday, April 14, 2014

On NPR's Morning Edition: Susan Shillinglaw, author of On Reading The Grapes of Wrath (Penguin, $14, 9780143125501).

On NPR's Diane Rehm Show: William D. Cohan, author of The Price of Silence: The Duke Lacrosse Scandal, the Power of the Elite, and the Corruption of Our Great Universities (Scribner, $35, 9781451681796).

Thursday, April 10, 2014

On KCRW's Bookworm: Michelle Huneven, author of Off Course: A Novel (Sarah Crichton Books, $26, 9780374224479).

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

On NPR's Diane Rehm Show: Martin Goldsmith, author of Alex's Wake: A Voyage of Betrayal and a Journey of Remembrance (Da Capo Press, $25.99, 9780306823220).

On the Colbert Report: Sheryl Sandberg, author of Lean In: For Graduates (Knopf, $24.95, 9780385353670).

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

On NPR's Diane Rehm Show: Scott Eyman, author of John Wayne: The Life and Legend (Simon & Schuster, $32.50, 9781439199589).

On the Colbert Report: Jane Goodall, author of Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the World of Plants (Grand Central, $30, 9781455554492).

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