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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘Napoleon: A Life’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 12:12pm
Andrew Roberts talks about his new biography of Napoleon, and Yochi Dreazen discusses “The Invisible Front: Love and Loss in an Era of Endless War.”






An In-Depth Look At The U.S. Cyber War, The Military Alliance And Its Pitfalls

NPR Books - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 11:18am

In the book @War, Shane Harris reports that U.S. intelligence agencies, sometimes aided by corporations, are trying to dominate cyberspace. It's "changing the Internet in fundamental ways," he says.

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Grand County authorities call off search for missing hunter

Local News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 9:53am
The Grand County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) has suspended a search and rescue operation for missing hunter Richard Kothanek, 51, of Littleton. “It was a very difficult and sorrowful decision to make,” according to a prepared statement issued by the GCSO. “The decision was finalized after debriefing all the searchers and based on the low probability that Mr. Kothanek was able to survive the extreme weather conditions and the low probability of finding him at this point.” The search for Kothanek began late Saturday afternoon after the GCSO received reports that he was overdue to return from his morning hunt and …

Searchers look for missing hunter northeast of Fraser

Local News - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 9:53am
The Grand County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a search and rescue operation for a lost hunter in the Meadow Creek Reservoir area northeast of Fraser. A 51-year-old male hunter was reported lost at just before 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15. He was reported to have been out since approximately 8 a.m. Saturday. The Grand County Search and Rescue team did some searching Saturday night using a helicopter and a small ground crew. Overnight temperatures were measured at 16 below zero. The search continued again Sunday morning with 16 ground searchers and a military helicopter. This story will be updated …

Book News: Mo'ne Davis Steps From The Pitcher's Mound Into Memoir

NPR Books - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 8:32am

The teen pitcher, who made history at the Little League World Series, will tell her story in a book to be released in March. Also: R.A. Montgomery, an innovator in interactive reading, dies at age 78.

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ArtsBeat: Gillian Flynn’s Comic-Book Story

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 8:08am
“Masks,” by Gillian Flynn, will be published by Dark Horse Comics in February.






Tweet In The Holiday With Recipes On Twitter

NPR Books - Mon, 11/17/2014 - 3:11am

Test your ability to tweet a recipe in 140 characters or less. Amateur cook and writer Maureen Evans tells us how she manages to do that, and breaks down her code in her Twitter cookbook, Eat Tweet.

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For One Essayist, 'The Unspeakable' Isn't Off-Limits

NPR Books - Sun, 11/16/2014 - 4:47pm

Meghan Daum's new collection looks at life in that awkward stage of adulthood that comes before you'd call yourself middle-aged. "Are we in the twilight of youth?" she asks. "That sounds not good."

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