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    Every Book

    This is an attempt to catalog every book mentioned on MPR News from 9 - 12. It will no doubt fail.

    Every Book

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    This is Kerri's Roaming and Reading pick.

    A River Runs Through It and Other Stories

    Book recommended by a caller. It's a fun read about what would happen if the world all started playing the same online game.

    Ready Player One

    Brian Selznick's new book is called The Marvels.

    Book Buzz exclusive: New Brian Selznick book

    Physics for Future Presidents: The Science Behind the Headlines

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    Good Science Always Has Political Ramifications: Scientific American

    Good Science Always Has Political Ramifications

    Mentioned on our show about a books that the candidates should read: The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer

    American Voices On 'The Unwinding' Of America's Values

    Mentioned on our show about what books the candidates should read: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

    Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

    Mentioned on our show about what books the candidates should read: The Beautiful Struggle, Ta-Nehisi Coates

    Ta-Nehisi Coates' 'Beautiful Struggle' To Manhood

    Mentioned on our show about what books the candidates should read: Lincoln by David Herbert Donald

    Lincoln | Book by David Herbert Donald - Simon & Schuster

    To Kill a Mockingbird Book | Harper Lee

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    "Shouting Won't Help" by Katharine Bouton, a book about hearing loss.

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    Delicious!: A Novel. Can't wait to read Ruth Reichl's first novel!

    The books I can't wait to read in 2014.

    The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall ~ We listened to this book on a road trip and fell in love with this family. The character development is INCREDIBLE, 4 sisters as different as the 4 kids in our family. Each lovable and hilarious. Endearing in their summer adventure. *My only caution is the eldest girl has her first crush and deals with dreams of her first boyfriend. She also witnesses a kiss...might be above the maturity level of some younger kids.

    The Penderwicks

    "I don't want to say a word. And not because I don't love the book (I do, deeply and weirdly), but because I want you to go into it cold, knowing nothing and expecting nothing, like I did."

    Six friends, a pile of cash and a game with deadly consequences

    Affairs to remember: Infidelity in fiction Two-time, run around, cuckold, make a fool of — there's as many words for cheating as there are for love. For every great love story, there's another story of love lost. These books tell the stories of the cheaters and the cheated-on. As you can probably guess, there aren't many happy endings.

    Affairs to remember: Infidelity in fiction

    "Dragonfish" by Vu Tran

    Things left unspoken haunt hard-hitting 'Dragonfish'

    A new biography of Richard Nixon by Evan Thomas, "Being Nixon."

    MPR News for Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015

    An early Nixon memoir, "Six Crises."

    MPR News for Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015

    Joseph Luzzi was a Dante scholar and a professor at Bard College when a tragic accident changed the course of his life. His eight-and-a-half-months pregnant wife was killed in a car accident. The baby, Isabella, survived. "Luzzi's grief was so encompassing that, for a time, he could barely care for his young daughter," said MPR News host Kerri Miller. "That's when he turned to the poet he knew so well."

    The Thread Book Club: 'In a Dark Wood'

    As a kid, Rachel Held Evans loved her church. She left it as a young adult, but in her 30s, she began to long for it again. She wrote about her journey in a book called "Searching for Sunday."

    What millennials want at church

    De la Pena's books for young adult readers tell the stories of working-class kids for whom inequity isn't a policy debate. Though his books address heavy topics, de la Pena is subtle. He said, "I still strive to write books featuring diverse characters, but I now try to place them in stories that have nothing to do with diversity, not overtly anyway." So in a week when "Watchman" will be on everyone's lists, consider "Mexican WhiteBoy."

    'Mexican WhiteBoy' tackles race for young adult readers

    "Go Set a Watchman is a troubling confusion of a novel, politically and artistically, beginning with its fishy origin story. Allegedly, it's a recently discovered first draft of To Kill a Mockingbird, but I'm suspicious: It reads much more like a failed sequel."

    Harper Lee's 'Watchman' is a mess that makes us reconsider a masterpiece

    The "Q" entry for "Rad American Women from A - Z"

    'Rad American Women' puts new role models in the spotlight

    Summer reads for kids.

    Summer reads: The kid edition