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Lovely Illustrations From The Story Of A Black Boy Who Dreams Of Going To Mars

NPR Books - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:39am

The authors — who are black and queer — didn't see a lot of kids like them in children's books growing up. They wanted to help change that.

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‘Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty,’ by Charles Leerhsen

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 9:43am
Charles Leerhsen’s biography of Ty Cobb reassesses the toxic reputation of one of baseball’s greatest players.







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Bookends: Does an Award Like the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Help or Hurt the Cause of Women Writers?

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 9:14am
Zoë Heller and Dana Stevens debate the merit of literary prizes for which only women compete.







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Children's Story Hour

Evanced Events RSS - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 9:01am
When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Where: Fraser Valley at Fraser Valley Urban Community Meeting Room

Story Hour is a fun, interactive, early literacy program designed for children under the age of 5 years (though, all ages are welcome). Come to socialize, read books, and familiarize your child with the wonderful world of the library! Please call 726-5689 for more information.

Learning To Love, And Forgive, In Brilliant 'Day'

NPR Books - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 5:03am

Mat Johnson's funny, humane new novel follows a biracial man coming to terms with his identity — and the daughter he never knew about. Michael Schaub calls it a "beautiful, triumphant miracle."

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Hollywood

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 3:30am
Lisa Schwarzbaum reviews new books about Alfred Hitchcock, Judy Garland, Orson Welles and more.







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Humor

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 3:30am
Michael Ian Black reviews new books by Dave Barry, Brad Garrett, Mamrie Hart and more.







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‘Palace of Treason,’ by Jason Matthews

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 05/26/2015 - 3:30am
“Palace of Treason,” the sequel to Jason Matthews’s debut thriller, “Red Sparrow,” does not disappoint.







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