Books make the best gifts — never the wrong size and relatively inexpensive. But how to choose from the infinite variety of options?

Twice a year, The Kojo Nnamdi Show shares book recommendations for you, the kids, your boss and anyone else in your life. We also call on book editors and experts from small independent bookstores to help seek out the quality reads that are often overlooked by mainstream media.

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