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‘Einstein’s Dice and Schrödinger’s Cat,’ by Paul Halpern

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 4:28pm
The story of two great physicists and their doomed competition to create a grand unified theory.

Ohio Kidnapping Survivors Recount Captivity, Escape From Horror

NPR Books - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 1:34pm

In 2013, three young women who had vanished years earlier escaped from a house where they had been held captive. Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus, along with writer Mary Jordan, discuss their new memoir.

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3,600-Page Autobiographical Novel Is An Honest And Masterful 'Selfie'

NPR Books - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 12:38pm

My Struggle is about Karl Ove Knausgaard's wrangle with his father, with death, with his muse and so on. The 46-year-old Norwegian's pointedly unliterary book has become a literary sensation.

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A Futuristic Private Eye Gets In Over Her Head In 'Depth'

NPR Books - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 8:00am

Lev AC Rosen's dystopian thriller, set in an underwater New York City, is an expert mix of the sci-fi and hardboiled genres. Reviewer Jason Heller calls it a nervy crime caper with hidden depths.

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'SuperMutant Magic Academy' Is Hogwarts With Nuts (And A Cherry)

NPR Books - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 5:03am

Kurt Vonnegut once famously described book critics as donning armor to battle a hot fudge sundae. Jillian Tamaki takes on Harry Potter in SuperMutant Magic Academy, but she's tossing marshmallows.

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‘The Turner House,’ by Angela Flournoy

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 3:30am
An African-American family story is also a story of Detroit.

‘Days of Rage,’ by Bryan Burrough

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 3:30am
Bryan Burrough examines domestic terrorism of the 1970s and ’80s.

Graphic Novel About Holocaust 'Maus' Banned In Russia For Its Cover

NPR Books - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 5:51pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with author and illustrator Art Spiegelman about how his book Maus, the very antithesis of Nazi propaganda, was purged from Moscow stores because of a swastika on the cover.

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Citizens, organizers discuss Grand County Master Trails Plan

Local News - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 4:21pm
Citizens, stakeholders and local officials came out to offer their input on the Headwaters Trails Alliance’s Master Trails Plan in Winter Park on Tuesday, April 21.The meeting focused on the plan’s first subarea, which encompasses the southeastern portion of Grand County including the Fraser Valley.The original Master Trails Plan was developed in 1995, with the goal of establishing the Fraser to Granby Trail. The Headwaters Trails Alliance was formed at the same time to meet that goal.The plan has been revised multiple times since then, and in January 2015, HTA started its search for a consultant to help complete a …

ArtsBeat: ‘Maestra,’ Psychological Thriller by L. S. Hilton, Scooped Up By G.P. Putnam’s Sons

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:39pm
G. P. Putnam’s Sons bought the rights to “Maestra,” the first novel in a trilogy by L. S. Hilton, in a low-seven-figure pre-emptive deal.

ArtsBeat: Courtney Love Is Sued by Co-Writer of Her Memoir

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 1:21pm
Anthony Bozza, who was hired in 2010, has filed suit in federal court, saying that Ms. Love failed to complete payment for his work.

Bookends: What’s It Like Reading Saul Bellow’s ‘Henderson the Rain King’ Today?

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 7:00am
Bellow’s novel divided critics when it was first published in 1959. James Parker and Francine Prose discuss the experience of reading it today.

‘Ordinary Light: A Memoir,’ by Tracy K. Smith

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:30am
A memoir of race, faith and a mother’s devotion, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tracy K. Smith.

Jon Krakauer’s ‘Missoula,’ About Rape in a College Town

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Tue, 04/28/2015 - 3:30am
Jon Krakauer describes cases of acquaintance rape at the University of Montana.

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