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NPR's "What We're Reading"

Last week, NPR launched a new feature on its website: “What We’re Reading,” which describes itself as “Staff picks of standout books.” The first installment included Barbara Kingsolver’s The Lacuna, Philip Roth’s The Humbling, and Paul Auster’s Invisible. My favorite part of this column, though, is that NPR reporters and hosts chime in with their reactions. Here’s what All Things Considered host Guy Raz had to say about Jonathan Safran Foer’s new book Eating Animals: It’s part memoir, part investigative journalism — a departure from what Foer’s done in the past. But he still uses a novelist’s pen. It’s very […]