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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: March 19, 2016

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San Fermin performs at Urban Lounge on Friday, March 25th.


In The Waters of Eternal Youth (Atlantic Monthly Press) by Donna Leon, Commissario Guido Brunetti suspects foul play in an accident that left a young girl brain damaged many years ago.  Betsy Burton says, “For those who love mysteries of the classic style, no one writes them better than Leon and [this] is one her best.”

Austen Diamond’s concert picks this week include San Fermin.  They’ll be at The Urban Lounge on Friday, March 25th.

Murder by Death will also be at Urban Lounge, earlier in the week, on Monday, March 21st.

And Michael Franti & Spearhead are playing a show in Park City on March 26th—part of Spring Gruv 2016

Music heard on this Books & Beats:

1: “Jackrabbit” by San Fermin

2: “Lost River” by Murder by Death

3: “I’m Alive (Life Sounds Like)” by Michael Franti & Spearhead 

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