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Book Club: Hector Tobar Answers Your Questions About 'Deep Down Dark'

NPR Books - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 1:17am

Tobar says it was a "great honor" to interview the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for 69 days in 2010. They lived "one of the great adventure stories of the 21st century," he says.

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ArtsBeat: Benanti and Radnor to Star in ‘She Loves Me’ on Broadway

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 10:01pm
The revival will open in the spring of 2016.

Markets May Stumble Or Skyrocket, But This Economist Says Hold On Tight

NPR Books - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 3:59pm

It's been more than four decades since Burton Malkiel published A Random Walk Down Wall Street. Eleven editions later, Malkiel hasn't wavered in his mantra of patience and broad investing.

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ArtsBeat: Paddington’s Forebear: A Talk With Michael Bond

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 1:19pm
Mr. Bond discusses the new Paddington film, his life and the enduring popularity of his most famous creation.

'Gateway To Freedom': Heroes, Danger And Loss On The Underground Railroad

NPR Books - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 10:30am

While writing his new book, historian Eric Foner relied on a recently discovered record of slaves' escapes. He says the documents paint a "revealing picture" of life on the Underground Railroad.

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Dark, Disturbing And Playful, 'Seventh Day' Takes On Modern China

NPR Books - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 5:03am

In Yu Hua's new novel, a recently dead man decides to attend his own funeral and ends up wandering a strange sort of afterlife, full of characters whose stories reflect the troubles of modern China.

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A Memoir Of A Family's Diaspora, And A Mother's Depression

NPR Books - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 2:57pm

New York Times columnist Roger Cohen looks back on his life and asks: Could a family's constant movement — four countries in four generations — contribute to a mother's struggle with mental illness?

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Photos: Skier triggers avalanche near Berthoud Pass

Local News - Sun, 01/18/2015 - 8:41am
These photos show an avalanche west of Berthoud Pass above Current Creek that a skier triggered Saturday afternoon, Jan. 17. Grand County Search and Rescue responded to the incident just before 2 p.m. but quickly stood down as it became apparent no one had been injured or caught in the slide. It is not clear at this time who was involved in the incident. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center rates the current avalanche danger level in this area as moderate. Even at this rating level, however, slopes such as this one are prone to human-triggered slides. Backcountry visitors should exercise …
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