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Shockwaves Of A Kidnapping Echo In 'Barefoot Dogs'

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:16pm

Alan Cheuse reviews Antonio Ruiz-Camacho's first book, a collection of interwoven short stories called, Barefoot Dogs. He's a Mexican-born writer who spent much of his career as a reporter.

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Shockwaves Of A Kidnapping Echo In 'Barefoot Dogs'

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:16pm

Alan Cheuse reviews Antonio Ruiz-Camacho's first book, a collection of interwoven short stories called, Barefoot Dogs. He's a Mexican-born writer who spent much of his career as a reporter.

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Museum Asks Visitors To Listen To New York's Buildings

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:16pm

Iconic New York architecture, long a subject for academics and designers, is being explored with sound in a new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York.

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Museum Asks Visitors To Listen To New York's Buildings

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:16pm

Iconic architecture, long a subject for academics and designers, is being explored with sound in a new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York.

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New HBO Now Streaming Service Shows Consumer's Will Is King

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 1:55pm

HBO on Monday announced a new service presenting its shows online without a cable subscription. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says it also shows the power of consumers to bring change in a digital world.

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New HBO Now Streaming Service Shows Consumer's Will Is King

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 1:55pm

HBO on Monday announced a new service presenting its shows online without a cable subscription. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says it also shows the power of consumers to bring change in a digital world.

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'Test Kitchen': How To Make Vegetarian Dishes Pop With A Little Umami

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 1:22pm

Cooking with plant foods naturally high in compounds called glutamates can stimulate the same taste receptors that meat does. America's Test Kitchen explains in The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook.

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'Test Kitchen': How To Make Vegetarian Dishes Pop With A Little Umami

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 1:22pm

Cooking with plant foods naturally high in compounds called glutamates can stimulate the same taste receptors that meat does. America's Test Kitchen explains in The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook.

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An Interview With A Regular Watch

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 10:50am

Our occasional series of in-depth interviews with inanimate objects continues as we talk to a regular watch about the threat of smart Watches.

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An Interview With A Regular Watch

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 10:50am

Our occasional series of in-depth interviews with inanimate objects continues as we talk to a regular watch about the threat of smart Watches.

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A Tale Of Two Captains On A Tragic Journey In 'Dead Wake'

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 6:03am

Erik Larson's new book about the sinking of the liner Lusitania by a German U-boat in 1915 brings the past stingingly alive. Reviewer Jean Zimmerman calls Dead Wake "thrilling, dramatic and powerful."

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From The Gathering Of Juggalos To Farthest Australia In 'Timid Son'

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 6:03am

Kent Russell (brother of Swamplandia! author Karen) makes a striking debut with a collection of essays that double as memoir. Critic Michael Schaub calls the book tough, tender and deeply original.

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A Tale Of Two Captains On A Tragic Journey In 'Dead Wake'

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 6:03am

Erik Larson's new book about the sinking of the liner Lusitania by a German U-boat in 1915 brings the past stingingly alive. Reviewer Jean Zimmerman calls Dead Wake "thrilling, dramatic and powerful."

» E-Mail This

From The Gathering Of Juggalos To Farthest Australia In 'Timid Son'

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 6:03am

Kent Russell (brother of Swamplandia! author Karen) makes a striking debut with a collection of essays that double as memoir. Critic Michael Schaub calls the book tough, tender and deeply original.

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Architect Renzo Piano: The Future Of Europe's Cities Is In The Suburbs

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:14am

In the 1960s and '70s, Piano was involved in the battle to revive decaying historic centers of cities. Now the Pritzker Prize-winning architect is fighting to save their often desolate outskirts.

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Architect Renzo Piano: The Future Of Europe's Cities Is In The Suburbs

Tue, 03/10/2015 - 3:14am

In the 1960s and '70s, Piano was involved in the battle to revive decaying historic centers of cities. Now the Pritzker Prize-winning architect is fighting to save their often desolate outskirts.

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Forget Big Sky And Cowboys: 'Crow Fair' Is Set In An Unidealized Montana

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 4:24pm

"I think there's only one interesting story ... and that's struggle," says writer Thomas McGuane. Loners, outcasts and malcontents fill the pages of his new short story collection Crow Fair.

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Forget Big Sky And Cowboys: 'Crow Fair' Is Set In An Unidealized Montana

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 4:24pm

"I think there's only one interesting story ... and that's struggle," says writer Thomas McGuane. Loners, outcasts and malcontents fill the pages of his new short story collection Crow Fair.

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Straight To Audiobook: Authors Write Original Works Meant To Be Heard

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 3:32pm

Writer Philip Pullman says it's all part of the oral tradition: "Long before writing, people were telling each other stories," he says. Audiobook technology has come a long way since the early days.

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'Better Call Saul' Breathes New Life Into 'Breaking Bad' Characters

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 2:00pm

The new show's co-creator says it became a writer's room joke on Breaking Bad that if something didn't fit it would go on the Saul Goodman show, or what is now AMC's Better Call Saul.

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