The Week's Best Stories From NPR BooksThis week: A double-header for Valentine's Day with novels and poetry. An oral history of Angels in America. Judy Blume at 80, and a new memoir of life and loss on an Indian reservation in Canada.
American abolitionist John Brown led the 1859 raid on Harpers Ferry, Va. That takeover and the man behind it are the subjects of historian Tony Horwitz's new book, Midnight Rising.
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