Tag Archives: NPR

Not another Book of the Year List

It’s that time of the year when the “Best Books of the Year” lists come out. While I mine the lists for reading recommendations, I hesitate to generate my own list. Reading tastes are so subjective. In fact, I frequently … Continue reading

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How We Live Now

Yesterday morning, the Trump regime announced its first budget blueprint and as expected the plan aims to eviscerate programs that support the arts throughout the United States. The proposed budget, which requires Congressional approval, eliminates funding for the National Endowment … Continue reading

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What’s On Your List ?

If you follow this blog, I think that it’s safe to assume that books are high on your holiday gift-giving (and getting) lists. So, I thought that it would be appropriate to share some links to end of the year … Continue reading

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The Suspense Is Over

  The NPR audience nominated some 600 novels to the “Killer Thrillers” poll and cast more than 17,000 ballots. The final roster of winners is a diverse one to say the least, ranging in style and period from Dracula to … Continue reading

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Best Thrillers, Ever ?

  Last summer, NPR readers voted on a list of Best Beach Books Ever. This summer it’s the Best Thriller Ever. Last month NPR asked audience members to submit nominations for a list of the 100 most pulse-quickening, suspenseful novels … Continue reading

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