Books & Beats: October 29, 2016
News of the World (Morrow) is Paulette Jiles’s new novel. It’s about a Civil War vet and the young girl he’s been hired to take back to her own people after four years in captivity. Betsy Burton says “this is a rip-snorting Western novel, full of action, while at the same time a touching tale of two people, one 70, one 10, learning to care.
Music heard on this Books & Beats:
Intro: “The Wicked Flee” by Carter Burwell
1: “All We Ever Knew” by The Head and the Heart
2: “Iris” by The Goo Goo Dolls
3: “Vaporize” by Amos Lee