The Week's Best Stories From NPR BooksThis week: Brick and mortar bookstores hang on, realism in children's stories, and a poet on disability, eugenics and faith. Plus, Pop Culture Happy Hour on Stephen King, and L'Oreal's dark roots.
In The Mind's Eye, Oliver Sacks looks at how blind people use other senses to "see" the world, and how people with aphasia and visionary disturbances learn to compensate with their other senses.
Who Knew? For more than 20 years, research librarian Kee Malesky has answered questions for NPR reporters, editors and hosts. She has compiled some of her favorite bits of "inessential knowledge" — such as which building did Elvis leave last? -- in a new book, All Facts Considered.
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