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NPR: Books Podcast

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NPR's brings you news about books and authors along with our picks for great reads. Interviews, reviews, the NPR Bestseller Lists, New in Paperback and much more.

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Birds, Bees And The Power Of Sex Appeal: The Ribald Lives Of Flowers

July 18th, 2015

Episode 139 of 550 episodes

They're billboards for sexual favors, says ecologist Stephen Buchmann. But get your minds out of the dirt: We're talking pollination — and it's played a surprising role in global trade and history.

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