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NPR's First Reads series gives you an exclusive sneak peek at new books before they are published.
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Exclusive First Read: Anna Lyndsey's 'Girl In The Dark'

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Exclusive First Read: You CAN Phone Home Again In 'Landline'

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'The Literalist's Love Poem,' Read By Emma Thompson

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Exclusive First Read: Chang-rae Lee's 'On Such A Full Sea'

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Exclusive First Read: 'Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy'

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Exclusive First Read: 'From Scratch: Inside The Food Network'

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Exclusive First Read: 'Five Days At Memorial,' By Sheri Fink

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Exclusive First Read: Marisha Pessl's 'Night Film'

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Exclusive First Read: 'Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish'

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Exclusive First Read: 'TransAtlantic' By Colum McCann

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Exclusive First Read: 'Big Brother' By Lionel Shriver

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