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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 18, 2014

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Austen Diamond previews the upcoming show by Minneapolis electronic poppers Poliça, and Betsy Burton reviews Eden Collinsworth’s “I Stand Corrected: How Teaching Western Manners in China Became Its Own Unforgettable Lesson ” (Nan A. Talese)  – a memoir, travel log, cultural history and book of etiquette. It’s also a look at contemporary China - its economy, business climate, family life and manners.

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