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The Thistle & Shamrock: Dance Time

<b>Toggle more options</b><p>The rhythms of Celtic music work their way down into your feet; before you know it, you're dancing. Limber up and tune into this hour of music featuring Alasdair Fraser, Trian, and a pair of traditional dance bands from Ireland and Scotland.

All Songs Considered: The Year In Music 2014

How will we remember the music of 2014? <i>All Songs Considered</i> starts off NPR Music's year-end coverage by discussing themes that surfaced again and again: new discoveries, best live shows, saddest records and missed gems. <i>All Songs Considered</i> hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are joined by NPR Music's …

Why J.K. Rowling Will Always Be Your Favorite Author

"After all this time?" "Always."

Thirteen Reasons Why

• <b>Author:</b> Jay Asher<p><b>THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER</b><p><b>**THE BOOK THAT STARTED IT ALL, NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES**</b><br>“Eerie, beautiful, and devastating.” —<i>Chicago Tribune</i><br>“A stealthy hit with staying power. . . . thriller-like pacing.” —<i>The New York Times</i><br>“<i>Thirteen Reasons Why</i> will leave …

13 Things J.K. Rowling Told "Nickelodeon Magazine" In 1999

Harry Potter was first published in June 1997. These were some of the author's initial thoughts only two years after her series was introduced to the world.<p><b>1. On writing stories when she was young:</b><p>"The earliest was when I was six. It was about a rabbit called Rabbit who got the measles and was …

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Eleanor & Park

• <b>Author:</b> Rainbow Rowell<p><b>'Reminded me not just what it's like to be young and in love, but what it's like to be young and in love with a book' John Green, author of The Fault in our Stars</b><p><b>Eleanor</b> is the new girl in town, and she's never felt more alone. All mismatched clothes, mad red hair and chaotic …

Should British book addicts fear Amazon?

Amazon’s stand-off with Hachette is bad news for book lovers<p>If you love books – indeed, if you love them a bit too much – then Amazon is your drug dealer. I have such a relationship. I demand. He supplies. We’re both happy. Until now. All week I’ve been watching authors and publishers posting angry …

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Tolkien Re-Read Part II: The Fellowship of the Ring (Chapter 2.2 cont'd) - Unbound Worlds

Last time in the Tolkien Re-read, the Council of Elrond began and there was much sitting and also much talking. We learned that Balin disappeared …

Sherlock Holmes returns in new Anthony Horowitz book, Moriarty

'Does anyone believe what happened at the Reichenbach Falls?' reads the opening of novel sanctioned by Conan Doyle estate<p>Anthony Horowitz, who was first sanctioned by the Conan Doyle estate to tell a new Sherlock Holmes story three years ago, is plotting a return to the world of the super sleuth in …

20 Things That Happen When You're a Book Nerd

Being the Designated Book Nerd in your family or social circle is an important job. And it brings with it–especially at the holidays, filled with …