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Librarian Nancy Pearl Maps Out A Plan For Your Summer Reading

NPR's go-to books guru shares some "under the radar" reads. Several of her recommendations — including fiction, fantasy and nonfiction — will make you reconsider your definition of a map.

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How A Woman's Plan To Kill Herself Helped Her Family Grieve

After a suicide, family members are often devastated. Depression rates are much higher than when a loved one dies naturally. But Sandy Bem's family says her approach to suicide helped them mourn.

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As Carmakers Recall Vehicles, Dealers Might Make A Profit

When a company announces that millions of cars have a defect, there's an upside — for dealerships, at least. Car recalls can lead to more profit, and, counterintuitively, to more brand loyalty.

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