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'The Outer Cape' Shows Us That Every Place Has A Dark Side

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 6:00am

Patrick Dacey puts his characters through the wringer in his new novel, a wrenching saga of a profoundly unhappy family set against the ostensibly idyllic background of Cape Cod.

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From Mourning to 'Moonlight': A Year In Race, As Told By Code Switch

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 5:00am

As we light a candle on the Code Switch podcast's birthday cake, our team looks back on the stories that mattered.

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'I Want The Pages To Turn': Librarian Nancy Pearl's Summer Reading List

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 3:28am

Ahead of the July 4th weekend, the Seattle-based librarian shares a stack of eight recent favorites. She includes thrillers, mysteries, family sagas and an homage to the game rock, paper, scissors.

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Michael Bond, Creator Of Paddington Bear Books, Dies At 91

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 4:15pm

Michael Bond, creator of the beloved Paddington Bear books, died Tuesday at 91. The classic children's book character is a scruffy little bear prone to accidents, but he means well.

'Baby Driver' Is An Action-Packed, Elegant Joyride

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 1:13pm

Director Edgar Wright rejects computer-generated unreality and instead focuses on breathtaking driving in his new heist thriller. Critic David Edelstein says the result is terrifically entertaining.

Michael Bond, The 'Giant' Behind Paddington Bear, Dies At 91

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 12:16pm

"Mr. and Mrs. Brown first met Paddington on a railway platform" — and readers first met Paddington with those words in 1958. Bond, who died Tuesday, turned that bear into an unforgettable friend.

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