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"Solo Faces" by James Salter
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Writer David Morris explains why "Solo Faces" by James Salter is one of his favorite books.

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03:20
A Tale of Love and Darkness
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Israel Story radio host Mishy Harman recommends "A Tale of Love and Darkness" by Amos Oz.

What Hath God Wrought cover
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When and how did American get so polarized? For answers, Jonathan Chait recommends reading "What Hath God Wrought,"  a history of American politics from 1815-1848 by the Pulitzer prize-winning historian Daniel Walker Howe.

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3:50
Blues People
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Alex Abramovich recommends "Blues People: Negro Music in White America" by Leroi Jones, who later changed his name to Amiri Baraka.

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2:23
"The Days Of Abandonment" by Elena Ferrante
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Alissa Quart recommends Elena Ferrante's "Days of Abandonment" and Elizabeth Hardwick's "Sleepless Nights."

Seeing is Forgetting the Name of The Thing One Sees
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Choreogapher Bill T. Jones recommends Lawrence Weschler's biography of Robert Irwin.

"Infinite Jest" by David Foster Wallace
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David Foster Wallace wrote memorably about AA in his famous novel "Infinite Jest." Writer Marshall Boswell reads one of his favorite passages.

Length: 
2:59
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Environmentalist Jennifer Jacquet recommends "Last Chance to See" by Douglas Adams and Mark Carwardine.

Length: 
3:19
"The Nazi and the Barber" by Edgar Hilsenrath
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Paul Beatty, the Booker Prize Winning Author of “The Sellout"" recommends "The Nazi and the Barber,” a novel by Holocaust survivor Edgar Hilsenrath. 

Length: 
2:15
The Fencing Master
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Nick Bantock bookmarks "The Fencing Master" by Arturo Perez-Reverte.

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