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Just the Right Book Podcast: Inside the WSJ’s Book List; Jeff Goodell’s ‘The Water Will Come’

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Looking for a good book to curl up with this winter? We’ve got you covered! In this week’s episode of Just the Right Book Podcast Roxanne is joined by Ellen Gamerman, the Arts and Culture reporter for the Wall Street Journal. Ellen takes us inside the Journal and shares some winter reads and even talks Oscars. Also, in this episode Roxanne speaks to author, journalist, and Rolling Stone contributor Jeff Goodell about his latest book, The Water Will Come. Goodell, who has covered climate change for fifteen years, has previously written five books on topics such as the coal industry, Geoengineering and even a memoir about growing up in Silicon Valley. We have certainly heard the doomsday scenarios of the impact of climate change, the warming ocean, the melting glaciers, and…

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Video: Missed It? Interview with Robert Dugoni and the Tracy Crosswhite Series

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Detective Tracy Crosswhite has a skill, and a soft spot, for tackling unsolved crimes. Having lost her own sister to murder at a young age, Tracy has dedicated her career to bringing justice and closure to the families and friends of victims of crime. So when Jenny, a former police academy classmate and protégé, asks Tracy to help solve a cold case that involves the suspicious suicide of a Native American high school girl forty years earlier, Tracy agrees. Following up on evidence Jenny’s detective father collected when he was the investigating deputy, Tracy probes one small town’s memory and finds dark, well-concealed secrets hidden within the community’s fabric. Can Tracy uphold the promise she’s made to the dead girl’s…

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What’s the Mystery Behind the Disappearance of a Hong Kong Bookseller?

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Hong Kong has a mystery on its hands with the disappearance last week of local bookseller Lee Bo and signs are pointing to Communist China. Lee is the co-owner of the Causeway Bay Bookstore, a tiny shop that sells the gossipy books critical of political leaders in mainland China published by Mighty Current books. He is the fifth person connected to the publisher to go missing in the last two months. The previous disappearances are believed to be linked to the upcoming publication of a book about the love life of current Chinese President Xi Jinping. Adding to the mystery is a new report from Lee’s wife, Choi Ka-ping, who rescinded her missing person report and now claims that he…

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