Beyond The Book

A quick recap of the books we’ve spotlighted in the past few days.

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    All I Have in This World

    Michael Parker

    Lives intersect on a used car lot.

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    It’s back-to-school time! As teens across the country head to English class, they’ll surely be assigned a reading list. Here are five books that should be on it, but probably aren’t.

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      A partisan of the English side in the Hundred Years War details the history and significance of its battles.

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      The Stager

      Susan Coll

      How do you sell a home that no one wants? Susan Coll’s latest novel, The Stager, is a comedy set in the Washington, DC, suburbs that focuses on a family victim to a stale real estate market.

      Book Blog

      Can you really hate the artist but love the work?

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      The notoriously reclusive author Harper Lee opens up to a visiting journalist and begins a 14 year friendship.

      Author Q&A

      In case being Steve Jobs' long-lost sister or the inspiration for a character on “The Simpsons” isn't interesting enough for you, Mona Simpson is also a very good writer.

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      Replay

      Marc Levy

      After traveling back in time, Andrew Stilman has two months to figure out who murders him and avoid dying a second time.

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      Have a reluctant middle-grade reader in your life? One of these unique titles just might bring him (or her) around.

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      In honor of the literary game the late Christopher Hitchens used to play with his friend Salman Rushdie, “Titles That Didn’t Quite Make It,” here are some well-known book names that seem, um, less compelling with just one synonym swapped out.