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Philip Connors' first book Fire Season was about how he spent a few months every year for eight years as a fire lookout, living in a cabin and scanning the horizon with binoculars atop a 45-foot tower in a remote region of New Mexico. Mark Ehling/Courtesy of W.W. Norton & Co. hide caption

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After His Brother's Suicide, Writer Seeks Comfort In 'All The Wrong Places'

In his new memoir, Philip Connors writes about "living in the shadow of a suicide." Wracked by guilt and haunted by what-ifs, Connors investigated his brother's death and learned a terrible secret.

Philip Connors' first book Fire Season was about how he spent a few months every year for eight years as a fire lookout, living in a cabin and scanning the horizon with binoculars atop a 45-foot tower in a remote region of New Mexico. Mark Ehling/Courtesy of W.W. Norton & Co. hide caption

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After His Brother's Suicide, Writer Seeks Comfort In 'All The Wrong Places'

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Rruga Colin Vallon, Patrice Moret et. al.
Bag of Oranges Hashem Assadullahi
Peacocks The Mountain Goats
Small Finds Mara Rosenblum
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Michael Kitchen stars as Foyle, a widowed police superintendent in the coastal city of Hastings in England. His sidekick is his driver, Samantha Stewart, a vicar's daughter played by Honeysuckle Weeks. Acorn TV/ITV hide caption

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Fair Warning: Watch One 'Foyle's War' Episode, And You'll Want To Watch Them All

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Spirit Of The Air Pat Metheny
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