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—Carl Sagan (b. 1934) American astronomer noted for research for extraterrestrial life

 

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Susan Casey’s ‘Voices in the Ocean’ 
  Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:43:41 GMT 
    Exploring a watery world of intriguing creatures and the people they captivate.











The Shortlist: Surviving the Nazis 
  Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:43:25 GMT 
    New books include Alex Kershaw’s “Avenue of Spies.”











Novels by Kathleen Alcott, Vu Tran and Alaa Al Aswany; a Memoir by David Payne 
  Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:42:38 GMT 
    Also out is a novel about a Cuban-American’s experience by Jennine Capó Crucet and a historical novel based on the 18th-century voyage of two French frigates.











‘Murder by Candlelight,’ by Michael Knox Beran 
  Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:33:43 GMT 
    This book urges us to consider our own hearts of darkness.











Jonathan Franzen’s ‘Purity’ 
  Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:33:12 GMT 
    Jonathan Franzen’s protagonist, a young woman named Pip, makes her way in the world.









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