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In India, Obama Speeches Spark Debate On Religious Tolerance

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 3:11pm

Twice in 10 days, President Obama referenced India and the need to safeguard against religious intolerance. That left Indian television blistering with debate.

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NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Fiction, Week Of February 5, 2015

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 3:03pm

In Jo Nesbo's The Son, heroin-addicted Sonny Lofthus breaks out of prison after learning the truth about his father's suicide. It appears at No. 11.

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NPR Bestsellers: Week Of February 5, 2015

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 3:03pm

The lists are compiled from weekly surveys of close to 500 independent bookstores nationwide.

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Being With People Like You Offers Comfort Against Death's Chill

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 3:03pm

Iggy Ignatius bet that immigrants from India would long to live with other Indians in his Florida condos. He was right. Psychologists say intimations of mortality make us want to be with our own kind.

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Joe Sample On Piano Jazz

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 3:00pm

The late pianist, composer and Jazz Crusader visited the program in 2005, showcasing his genre-spanning touch in standards and his original tune "Carmel."

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NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Nonfiction, Week Of February 5, 2015

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 3:00pm

Jennifer Senior examines the effects children have on their parents in All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood. It appears at No. 13.

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NPR Bestsellers: Hardcover Nonfiction, Week Of February 5, 2015

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 3:00pm

Laura Ingalls Wilder's never-before-published autobiography, Pioneer Girl, debuts at No. 7.

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NPR Bestsellers: Hardcover Fiction, Week Of February 5, 2015

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 3:00pm

Private detective Jack Morgan stumbles into a murder ring in James Patterson's Private Vegas. It debuts at No. 8.

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Polarization Vortex: Obama, Bush Approval Shows Widest Partisan Gap

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:57pm

The ratings for the two most recent presidents had the biggest split between Republicans and Democrats.

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Getting Caught Up In Telling Stories

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 2:38pm

The revelation that NBC's Brian Williams lied about his experiences as a reporter in Iraq shouldn't shock us, says commentator Alva Noë. Williams was just doing what he's paid to do — entertain us.

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