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scvpubliclib · 13 minutes ago
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In his debut essay collection, “Lost in Summerland,” Barrett Swanson investigates a sense of malaise that has descended upon America.
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scvpubliclib · 44 minutes ago
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“America on Fire,” by the Yale University scholar Elizabeth Hinton, connects the unrest of the civil rights era to shifts in social policy authorizing aggressive police tactics whose destructive repercussions are evident today.
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scvpubliclib · an hour ago
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In their new book, Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony and Cass R. Sunstein address the necessity of “noise reduction,” eliminating the randomness that enters decision making of all sorts.
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scvpubliclib · an hour ago
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In “Proof of Life,” Daniel Levin recounts his harrowing quest — across several cities and countries — to uncover the fate of a young man who disappeared in the war-torn Middle East.
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scvpubliclib · 2 hours ago
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Sam Riviere’s novel, “Dead Souls,” considers fraudulence as a culture’s dominant mode of making art.
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scvpubliclib · 3 hours ago
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In “Twilight Man,” Liz Brown uncovers the elaborate tale of a secretly gay great-granduncle’s romance with another man.
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scvpubliclib · 3 hours ago
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In her new memoir, “Nothing Personal,” the veteran journalist reports on her own search for connection.
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scvpubliclib · 4 hours ago
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“Light Perpetual,” the English writer’s latest book, was inspired by the bombing of a London Woolworth’s in 1944 in which 168 people died. What if five kids had survived the attack? the novel asks. What would their lives have been like?
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scvpubliclib · 4 hours ago
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In his memoir “Punch Me Up to the Gods,” Brian Broome explores the beauty of queer Black manhood.
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scvpubliclib · 5 hours ago
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Zachary Karabell’s “Inside Money” traces the fortunes of the investment firm Brown Brothers Harriman across two centuries.
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scvpubliclib · 5 hours ago
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Alan Taylor’s “American Republics” describes a nation that was less a united country than a congeries of feuding geographical entities.
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scvpubliclib · 6 hours ago
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New story on NPR: In 'Better, Not Bitter,' One Of The Central Park Five Tells His Own Story https://ift.tt/3eSwLNk
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scvpubliclib · 6 hours ago
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New story on NPR: 'Love Letter To Black Boys': Memoir Explores Masculinity Against Appalachian Backdrop https://ift.tt/3uZ2P7F
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scvpubliclib · 7 hours ago
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New story on NPR: 'Dead Souls' Is A Smart Book, In Some Ways A Good One — Also, It's Unreadable https://ift.tt/2S1iDZh
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scvpubliclib · a day ago
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New story on NPR: AT&T To Spin Off WarnerMedia And Merge It With Discovery https://ift.tt/2QwcZxS
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scvpubliclib · a day ago
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Jim Shepard’s new novel charts a global health crisis that results from two boys trespassing on a mining site in Greenland.
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scvpubliclib · a day ago
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New story on NPR: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's 'Notes On Grief' Is A Raw Elegy For Her Father https://ift.tt/3we5xGC
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scvpubliclib · a day ago
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Skyhorse said it would release the paperback and digital versions of the book, which had been taken out of print following sexual assault allegations against its author, Blake Bailey.
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scvpubliclib · a day ago
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Barry Meier’s “Spooked” is an investigative reporter’s probe of other investigative reporters who may be using their talents for questionable purposes.
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scvpubliclib · a day ago
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Sebastian Junger’s new book covers a long trek across the countryside in search of true independence.
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