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Book: A wild war story

‘The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America’s War in Afghanistan

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Book: Belafonte’s 20th century song

‘My Song: A Memoir’
By Harry Belafonte with Michael Shnayerson. Alfred A. Knopf; 480 pgs., $30.50.

Culture: Podcasts you might be missing

Back to podcast basics

There are degrees of tuning in and tuning out. A few examples:

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Book: Where the wild things read

Library presents ‘The Worlds of Maurice Sendak’ exhibit

A boy in an airplane made of dough, a mischievous king of the wild things — these figures are familiar characters in childhood libraries around the world, sprung from the imagination of Mauri

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Book: Boel: uncut, unforgiving and unfinished

‘On the News … In the News’ 
By John Boel. Butler Books; 189 pgs., $19.95.

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Book: If they only knew

‘Kentucky Colonels of the American Basketball Association: The Real Story of a Team Left Behind’
By Gary West and Lloyd Gardner. Acclaim Press; 352 pgs., $29.95.

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Season’s Readings: A Literary Guide

Novels, comics, biographies, memoirs, short stories and more — a list of cool books to cozy up with this winter

The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories

By Don DeLillo

Scribner, 213 pgs., $24

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Culture: Podcasts you might be missing

Podcast roundup

First, an announcement for the New Year. It has come to my attention that a whopping number of peeps still don’t know how to go about listening to podcasts.

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Book: Murakami’s rabbit hole

‘1Q84’
By Haruki Murakami. Knopf Publishing; 944 pgs., $30.50.

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Book: A knack for nostalgia

‘The Nostalgia Echo’
By Mickey Hess. C&R Press; 333 pgs., $14.95.