Book Reviews: Back-To-School Novels Alan Cheuse reviews two new novels set in schools. The Highest Frontier by Joan Slonczewski is about a young woman attending a college in outer space. In The Fall They Come Back by Robert Bausch is about a young teacher beginning his career at a Virginia prep school.
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Alan Cheuse reviews two new novels set in schools. The Highest Frontier by Joan Slonczewski is about a young woman attending a college in outer space. In The Fall They Come Back by Robert Bausch is about a young teacher beginning his career at a Virginia prep school.

MICHELE NORRIS, Host:

Now that students are back to school, our book reviewer, Alan Cheuse, thinks readers should do the same. He likes a pair of new novels set in the classroom.

ALAN CHEUSE: Robert Bausch's simple but never simplistic story pours off the page with a fluidity gained from decades of experience.

NORRIS: Our own Alan Cheuse teaches writing at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

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