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The Field Guide to the
North American Teenager

Ben Philippe

Hardback: Balzer + Bray, 2019
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NPR is one of the many sources we look to for tips on excellent new books!
We especially love their interviews with authors.

 
Here is a Top 10 list of our favorite NPR author interviews of 2018…

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Matt de la Peña

Hardback: G.P. Putnam.
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No One at the Wheel:
Driverless Cars and the Road of the Future

Samuel Schwartz

Hardback: PublicAffairs, 2018
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Listen to a great interview with Samuel Schwartz 
from NPR’s Fresh Air:

 
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I was delighted to learn that they were recently featured on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts, playing three songs from their new album:
 

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Badman Recording Co, 2018
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TEN Women Musicians You Should Know
Listen to their NPR Tiny Desk Concerts!

 

Give a listen to The Innocence Mission’s 
Tiny Desk Concert:

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Louisiana’s Way Home:
A Novel 

Kate DiCamillo

 
Hardback: Candlewick, 2018.
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This book is a great gift idea for elementary readers!
Our Trending Bookcase
features this book and other gift ideas

 

Listen to a great NPR feature on this book,
from All Things Considered:

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Heads of the Colored People: Stories
Nafissa Thompson-Spires

Hardback: Atria, 2018
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Listen to a great interview that Nafissa Thompson-Spires
did with NPR’s Audie Cornish:

 
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this week’s best new book releases is:

Insurrecto:
A Novel

Gina Apostol

Hardback: Soho Press, 2018
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This novel is also one of our
10 Fiction Books to Watch for in November

 

Listen to an NPR interview that
Gina Apostol did with Scott Simon:

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The Incomplete Book of Running
Peter Sagal 

Hardback: Simon & Schuster, 2018
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The 25 Best Running Books

 

Listen to an interview that Peter Sagal did about this book 
with Ari Shapiro of NPR’s All Things Considered:

 
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Make Ink:
A Forager’s Guide
to Natural Inkmaking

Jason Logan

Hardback: Abrams, 2018
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Listen to a superb NPR interview with the author…

 
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Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke
in the Richest Country on Earth
Sarah Smarsh

Hardback: Scribner, 2018
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