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Every book mentioned on the show

This is an attempt to catalog every book mentioned on the show. It will no doubt fail. But I will try.

"The Plague of Doves" is one of Kerri Miller's favorite books.

The Plague of Doves

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"Factory Man" by Beth Macy.He's a southerner who carries the family name with a Roman numeral, loves his dogs and knows his furniture. John D. Bassett III is also the standard-bearer for a dying American industry. He's "a larger than life rule breaker who for more than a decade has stood almost single-handedly against the outflow of furniture jobs from America," writes journalist Beth Macy.

Beth Macy on 'Factory Man,' industrial globalization

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"Factory Girls" by Leslie Chang was mentioned during our show on the globalization of the furniture making industry.

Factory Girls summary and reviews

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Garth Sundem's book "Beyond IQ" explains why IQ isn't everything.

Garth Sundem on going 'Beyond IQ'

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"Academically Adrift" found that 36% of students "did not demonstrate any significant improvement in learning" over four years of college.

Academically Adrift

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Mississippi Solo by Eddy L. Harris

Mississippi Solo

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Recommendation from our audience: I recommend reading Sinclair Lewis's Arrowsmith with regard to Ebola vaccines. The novel is about the same ethical issues that are arising for Ebola, only about a fictional plague outbreak in the Caribbean. This was required reading for a class I once taught in biological ethics.

A book about losing a child, You are the Mother of All Mothers.

You Are the Mother of All Mothers by Angela Miller, on Pubslush

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Jemima J by Jane Green (2001, Paperback)

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OxCrimes was mentioned by one of our Roundtabel guests. It's a collection of crime stories.

Kerri's Book Pick of the Week is "The Nile" by Toby Wilkinson.

'The Nile' is Kerri's book pick

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Code Name Verity was Kerri's book pick.

'Code Name Verity' is Kerri's book pick

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When Laurel Braitman and her husband first adopted Oliver - a Bernese Mountain Dog - all was well. But then Oliver began to act anxious, and compulsive. That was the inspiration for Braitman's new book, "Animal Madness." Braitman took a deep dive into the minds of animals. Her book looks at the mental states of all sorts of animals -from dogs to elephants- and how they can help us understand ourselves.

What a dog's troubled mind can teach us about the human psyche

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Vicki Constantine Croke's new book, "Elephant Company," tells the story of James Howard "Billy" Williams and his bond with the elephants who helped in Burma during World War II.

Vicki Constantine Croke on a World War II elephant whisperer

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Dan Barber's The Third Plate.

Dan Barber on what's missing in the farm-to-table equation

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Travels with Casey....For Roaming and Reading, we took a cross-country trip with writer Benoit Denizet-Lewis and his moody Labrador, Casey, in a rented RV. The two traveled across 32 states and 13,000 miles in the country with the highest rate of dog ownership in the world.

Roaming and Reading: A cross-country trip with a moody labrador

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Thirty-years-old and unsatisfied with their lives, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus decided to say goodbye to their corporate jobs and six-figure salaries. Together they wrote a bestselling book, "Minimalism: Live a Meaningful Life," and pursued careers as public speakers, writing coaches and bloggers. Their blog, The Minimalists, now attracts an audience of more than two million annual readers.

Bucking consumerism, minimalists say they've got all they need

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