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Feb 20, 2019

An account of the 544 days that Jason Rezaian, Washington Post Tehran bureau chief, was imprisoned in Iran, accused of spying for America. His harrowing story of arrest and imprisonment in Iran is also a detailed account of one Iranian-American's love affair with the land of his heritage and how it goes horribly wrong...

Feb 19, 2019

Two brothers have polar opposite takes on the responsibilities of family life. Thrown into the mix are the brothers’ bitter mother, her late husband (the boys’ father), bigamy, and a theme of interconnectedness through time. The author’s literary gifts show off dark humor and an exploration of modern American...

Feb 18, 2019

Famous Western lawman and scout Wild Bill Hickok is the subject of this new biography. Go beyond the legends and folklore--the real Wild Bill was more than a dime-novel titan and every bit a larger-than-life character. Published by Macmillan Audio.

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Feb 15, 2019

Author Alan Bradley and narrator Jayne Entwistle join us for a bonus episode to talk about the Flavia de Luce series. Flavia, Bradley’s 11-year-old sleuth, has just solved her tenth mystery, THE GOLDEN TRESSES OF THE DEAD. Flavia lives in the village of Bishop’s Lacy, in 1950s England. She’s passionate about...

Feb 15, 2019

Four narrators, including the author, bring Deborah Eisenberg’s much-anticipated story collection to life, and listeners will be delighted with the variety of topics. Six tales take the listener through a range of emotions. Published by Harper Audio.

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