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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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Death Memoirs: Why The Grave Subject Sells So Well

January 24th, 2016

Episode 441 of 550 episodes

Why do we love to read about dying? NPR's Rachel Martin asks critic Michelle Dean about the enduring popularity of books like "The Last Lecture" and "Tuesdays with Morrie."

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