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Ares: Bringer of War

by George O'Connor

In the seventh in the Olympians series, the Trojan War is a microcosm of the feud between the gods of Olympus, with Ares front and center.

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Etta and Otto and Russell and James

by Emma Hooper

An octogenarian's unexpected, inspirational walk across Canada, which prompts reflections on her life.

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In These Times: Living in Britain Through Napoleon's Wars, 1793-1815

by Jenny Uglow

How the Napoleonic Wars shaped Great Britain, one life at a time.

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Lentil Underground: Renegade Farmers and the Future of Food in America

by Liz Carlisle

How a few committed farmers revolutionized the soil with their responsible and ingenuous farming practices.

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Schubert's Winter Journey: Anatomy of an Obsession

by Ian Bostridge

A nearly obsessive exploration of one of the world's most beautiful songs.

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The Young T.E. Lawrence

by Anthony Sattin

T.E. Lawrence's formative adventures as a young field archeologist and traveler.

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Across a Green Ocean

by Wendy Lee

A quiet and emotionally satisfying family drama that spans decades and oceans.

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The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe

by Romain Puertolas, trans. by Sam Taylor

A French border guard's cheeky take on consumerism, love and immigration policy.

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The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage

by Selina Alko, illus. by Selina Alko, Sean Qualls

A picture-book rendering of a landmark civil rights case that boils down complex issues to its essence as a love story.

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One Step Too Far

by Tina Seskis

A well-paced story of a woman on the run for a mysterious reason.

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The Sweetheart

by Angelina Mirabella

The unlikely, humorous, heartrending story of a teenaged female wrestler in the 1950s.

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Picador: The Cairo Affair by Olen Steinhauer

Media Heat

Thursday, January 29, 2015

On KCRW's Bookworm: Richard Ford, author of Let Me Be Frank With You (Ecco, $27.99, 9780061692062).

On the Daily Show: Sarah Chayes, author of Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security (Norton, $26.95, 9780393239461).

On Fresh Air: Jack Miles, editor of The Norton Anthology of World Religions: Volume 1: Hinduism, Buddhism, Daoism; Volume 2: Judaism, Christianity, Islam (Norton, $100, 9780393062533).

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

On Fresh Air: Frances Jensen, author of The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults (Harper, $27.99, 9780062067845).

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

On the Daily Show: Jill Leovy, author of Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America (Spiegel & Grau, $28, 9780385529983).

On Diane Rehm: Sarah Chayes, author of Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security (Norton, $26.95, 9780393239461).

Monday, January 26, 2015

On Fresh Air: Jill Leovy, author of Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America (Spiegel & Grau, $28, 9780385529983).

On Diane Rehm: Levi Tillemann, author of The Great Race: The Global Quest for the Car of the Future (Simon & Schuster, $28, 9781476773490).

Thursday, January 22, 2015

On KCRW's Bookworm: Lydia Millet, author of Mermaids in Paradise: A Novel (W. W. Norton, $25.95, 9780393245622).

On the Diane Rehm Show: Brian Krebs, author of Spam Nation: The Inside Story of Organized Cybercrime-from Global Epidemic to Your Front Door (Sourcebooks, $24.99, 9781402295614).

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