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Horror

New York Times book reviews - May 27, 2015 - 1:30am
The season’s horror books include Clive Barker’s “The Scarlet Gospels” and Andrew Pyper’s “The Damned.”







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‘Seveneves,’ by Neal Stephenson

New York Times book reviews - May 27, 2015 - 1:30am
In Neal Stephenson’s latest novel, Earth’s moon suddenly and spontaneously breaks apart into seven large pieces.







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Stephen King’s ‘Finders Keepers’

New York Times book reviews - May 27, 2015 - 1:30am
Laura Lippman reviews Stephen King’s “Finders Keepers,” the second entry in a planned trilogy that began with “Mr. Mercedes.”







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Author Margaret Atwood Contributes Manuscript To Future Library

NPR Books - May 27, 2015 - 1:04am

As part of the Future Library project, Margaret Atwood's Scribbler Moon will not be read until 2114. Trees, that will be made into paper for that text, were planted last year in Norway.

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Sip It Slowly, And Other Lessons From The Oldest Tea Book In The World

NPR Books - May 26, 2015 - 1:40pm

Over 800 years before tea was known in the West, a Chinese master penned the The Classic of Tea. In it, he blends the practical with the spiritual and emphasizes rituals from cultivation to drinking.

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Prolific Fantasy And Science-Fiction Writer Tanith Lee Has Died

NPR Books - May 26, 2015 - 12:00pm

Lee wrote dozens of books, including Don't Bite The Sun and Death's Master -- the latter of which was part of her popular Flat Earth series. She was 67.

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A Neurosurgeon Reflects On The 'Awe And Mystery' Of The Brain

NPR Books - May 26, 2015 - 10:30am

In his memoir Do No Harm, Henry Marsh confesses to the uncertainties he's dealt with as a surgeon, revisits his triumphs and failures and reflects on the enigmas of the brain and consciousness.

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Lovely Illustrations From The Story Of A Black Boy Who Dreams Of Going To Mars

NPR Books - May 26, 2015 - 8:39am

The authors — who are black and queer — didn't see a lot of kids like them in children's books growing up. They wanted to help change that.

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