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NPR Bestsellers: Week Of March 19, 2015

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:03pm

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

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In 'Redeployment,' Former Marine Explores The Challenges Of Coming Home

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 12:01pm

Phil Klay served in Iraq from January 2007 to February 2008. He recently won a National Book Critics Circle award for his collection of short stories. Originally broadcast Nov. 25, 2014.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Nick Hornby's 'Funny Girl' And Adapting Books

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 6:46am

On this week's show, we read a book — specifically Nick Hornby's Funny Girl. We broaden out from there to film adaptations of books, and as always, we tell you what's making us happy this week.

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