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Book Reviews

Fulfill Your Reading Resolutions With 6 Books From Librarian Nancy Pearl

Every once in a while, NPR's go-to books guru sends host Steve Inskeep a big stack of books. They're generally "under-the-radar" reads — titles she thinks deserve a little more attention.

Every Day Aphrodesia
Sweat Moss of Aura
Hands to Myself Karaoke Masterpiece

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Senate Takes First Step To Repeal Obamacare — So What's Next?

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Strange Constellations Bombay Dub Orchestra
Bloom ODESZA
Where are you? David Housden
A Time for Change David Housden
Memory Mouse On The Keys

Mai Dang, who owns Fashion Nails in Berkeley, Calif., does a client's nails. The ventilator hose poised over her shoulder helps keeps noxious fumes at bay. Jenny Gold/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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California Nail Salons Start To Invest In Worker Safety

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The Ongoing Horrible Maps + Atlases
Spooky Couch Albert Hammond Jr.
I Came Running Ancient Astronauts

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In Social Media Age, Young Cops Get Trained For Real-Life Conversation

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Tune Down Chris Joss
Little Nature Chris Joss
Marijuana Chrome Sparks
Ventania Bixiga 70
The Best Secret Pete Rock
Omar Bayonne
Living Room Bayonne
Sleeping Children Are Still Flying Blue Sky Black Death
And Stars, Ringed Blue Sky Black Death

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