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Book reviews and concert previews brought to you by Betsy Burton, co-owner of The King's English Bookshop, and Austen Diamond, producer of 13% Salt. Books & Beats airs Saturdays at 7:35 a.m. and 9:35 a.m. during NPR's Weekend Edition.

Books & Beats: October 11, 2014

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Austen Diamond previews the upcoming show by the Seattle-based production duo, ODESZA, and Betsy Burton reviews Colm Toibin’s novel, “Nora Webster” (Scribner Book Company) – where we meet a newly widowed protagonist who’s awakening from grief and discovering her own sense of self, transforming from page to page.

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