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‘A Lady of Good Family,’ by Jeanne Mackin 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:43:01 GMT 
    A novel follows the Grand Tour of a landscape-design pioneer.











Nathaniel Popper’s ‘Digital Gold’ Looks at Bitcoin 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:42:11 GMT 
    A journalist profiles the developers and devotees who have aided the rise of cybercurrency.











‘Life #6,’ by Diana Wagman 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:42:05 GMT 
    Facing cancer, this novel’s heroine considers life, death and a long-ago nearly fatal voyage.











‘Valley Fever,’ by Katherine Taylor 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:41:52 GMT 
    A young woman reluctantly returns to her parents’ California farm to nurse a case of heartache.











Open Book: Search Results 
  Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:41:40 GMT 
    Douglas Coupland’s “Search” compiles the most common search queries on Google for a thousand words and phrases.









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