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by Connie Willis
In three fiction pieces from sci-fi master Connie Willis, planetary explorers, futuristic starlets and unruly teenagers find their lives upended.
by D. Wystan Owen
D. Wystan Owen's debut story collection centers on the lonely, disconnected and resilient citizens of a small coastal town in England.
by John Hendrix
The illustrated story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer--pastor, spy and passionate rebel against Hitler's devastating Nazi regime--offers readers great insight into that period of history.
by Rebecca Serle
An unexpected dinner party serves up delicious insights about life and love in Rebecca Serle's first novel for adults.
by Yasmina Reza, trans. by Linda Asher
French playwright and novelist Yasmina Reza's Babylon explores the psychological chaos that follows one violent, murderous action.
by Justin Driver
A panoramic overview of Supreme Court rulings in the context of public education by a former Supreme Court clerk and eminent legal scholar.
by Lisa Locascio
An erotic coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of racism and nationalism in Denmark.
by Nie Jun, trans. by Edward Gauvin
Yu'er and Grampa experience everyday (and extraordinary) wonder in Nie Jun's My Beijing, a graphic novel for middle graders.
by Antony Beevor
Antony Beevor sets his skillful sights on Operation Market Garden, the 1944 airborne invasion of the Netherlands that went disastrously wrong.
by Cara Sue Achterberg
The author tells of the difficulties and joys of fostering dogs and ensuring they find loving, forever homes.
Thursday, September 20, 2018KCRW's Bookworm: Joshua Cohen and Samuel Nicholson, author and editor of ATTENTION: Dispatches from a Land of Distraction (Random House, $28, 9780399590214).
Wednesday, September 19, 2018CBS This Morning: Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy (Adapted for Young Adults): A True Story of the Fight for Justice (Delacorte, $18.99, 9780525580034).
Daily Show: Eli Saslow, author of Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist (Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385542869).
Tuesday, September 18, 2018Fresh Air: Linda Kay Klein, author of Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement That Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free (Touchstone, $26, 9781501124815).
Monday, September 17, 2018Fresh Air: Neil deGrasse Tyson, author of Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military (Norton, $30, 9780393064445).
Morning Edition: Reese Witherspoon, author of Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits (Touchstone, $35, 9781501166273).
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Khaled Hosseini, author of Sea Prayer (Riverhead, $15, 9780525539094).
Thursday, September 13, 2018KCRW's Bookworm: Joshua Cohen, author of ATTENTION: Dispatches from a Land of Distraction (Random House, $28, 9780399590214).
Daily Show: José Andrés, author of We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time (Anthony Bourdain/Ecco, $27.99, 9780062864482).