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NPR News: Reporter John Carreyrou On The ‘Bad Blood’ Of Theranos

Reporter John Carreyrou On The ‘Bad Blood’ Of Theranos
NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Carreyrou about his new book, Bad Blood, which takes a deep look at the Theranos scandal.

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NPR News: A 18th Century, Gender-Bending Mystery: What Did ‘The Fox’ Say?

A 18th Century, Gender-Bending Mystery: What Did ‘The Fox’ Say?
Jordy Rosenberg’s debut novel, Confessions of the Fox, is a speculative retelling of The Threepenny Opera as a queer love story.

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NPR News: David Lynch Memoir ‘Room To Dream’ Charms — But Doesn’t Demystify

David Lynch Memoir ‘Room To Dream’ Charms — But Doesn’t Demystify
The book — which Lynch wrote with journalist Kristine McKenna — is intimate and honest about the filmmaker’s quirks and flaws, but doesn’t dislodge the air of mystery that’s settled around his work.

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NPR News: In The Event Of Attack, Here’s How The Government Plans ‘To Save Itself’

In The Event Of Attack, Here’s How The Government Plans ‘To Save Itself’
In Raven Rock, Garrett Graff describes the bunkers designed to protect government leaders and the roles for various agencies in the event of catastrophe. Originally broadcast June 21, 2018.

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NPR News: ‘Born Trump’ Examines The ‘Emotional Hold’ The President Has On His Family

‘Born Trump’ Examines The ‘Emotional Hold’ The President Has On His Family
Journalist Emily Jane Fox focused on Trump’s three marriages and five children when writing her new book. “His presence is overwhelming,” she says of the president’s role in the family.

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NPR News: 2 Books Find Fuel In The American Road Trip

2 Books Find Fuel In The American Road Trip
Critic Maureen Corrigan recommends two books to expand your horizons: One is a cultural history of the great American road trip; the other an early 20th-century classic of Midwestern rural life.

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NPR News: Summer Horror Poll: Meet Our Expert Panelists!

Summer Horror Poll: Meet Our Expert Panelists!
We asked you to tell us about your favorite horror novels and short stories, and you gave us more than 6,500 titles. Now, meet the expert judges who’ll take those parts and create a beautiful monster.

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