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Behind the Scenes of David Grann’s The Old Man and the Gun

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Narrator Mark Deakins takes AudioFile listeners behind the scenes of David Grann’s THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN, a collection of three of Grann’s New Yorker articles. The title story, about a gentleman bank robber and prison escape artist who is still plying his craft in his 70s, inspired a movie of the same name, out now and starring Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek. “I’ve had the pleasure of narrating Mr. Grann’s work on a number of occasions, and I have always found the stories that he recounts to be well worth the time reading or listening.”—Narrator Mark Deakins THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN: And Other Tales of True Crime by David Grann, read by Mark Deakins Random House Audio These three stories of…

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Give the Gift of Reading: Books for Every Reader on Your List

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BookTrib is partnering with Bookish to bring you more great content. There’s something so special about giving the right book as a gift. You’re providing hours of entertainment, a beautiful keepsake object, and, sometimes, entry into an entirely new world. A gift card can’t do that. 2017 was a great year for books, meaning there are tons of new releases to choose from when selecting the perfect present for your favorite reader. Here, we’ve rounded up some great picks from every genre. To put the finishing touch on your wrapping job, check out our holiday gift tags. For the Short Story Buff Homesick for Another World, Ottessa Moshfegh Ottessa Moshfegh may have first garnered recognition for her novel, Eileen, but her short fiction is just…

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‘Book Tour with John Grisham’ Podcast Features Author David Grann

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John Grisham has invited book lovers and writers alike to listen to his podcast, ‘Book Tour with John Grisham’. So far he has made stops along the way, speaking with some of our favorite authors and more in bookstores across the U.S. In his second stop, he spoke with Ann Patchett, and today we are invited to his third stop in the tour, where he speaks with David Grann. In this week’s episode, John Grisham visits Politics & Prose, a bookstore in Washington, D.C. to speak with David Grann, renowned author of the latest book, Killers of the Flower Moon. He shares tidbits of his life with Grisham, as well as tactics he uses in his writing. This particular interview,…

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The Lost City of Z Adaptation Gives Us Charlie Hunnam, Adventures and Dark Obsessions

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Real talk: I would watch Charlie Hunnam in anything. Seriously, if the former Sons of Anarchy star sat in an empty room playing solitaire, I would still be glued to the screen. Especially if he’s shirtless. (Please, can he be shirtless?) So when I heard he was starring in The Lost City of Z, an adaptation of David Grann’s bestselling historical nonfiction tale, I knew I had to see it. Luckily, this movie looks awesome. Lush, adventurous, and an honest examination of what it means to have a lifelong, all-consuming obsession. Hunnam stars as Percy Fawcett, a 1920s British explorer who spends a large part of his career searching for the “Lost City of Z,” an ancient, hidden civilization that he…

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