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Books are a great travel companion — endlessly interesting and rarely the wrong size. So whether you’re looking to pass time on a plane trip or purchase the perfect gift for your boss, join Kojo for this season’s book recommendations. And share your favorite reads of 2009 with other book lovers.
- Alan Cheuse Book Reviewer, All Things Considered; Author, "A Trance After Breakfast;" Author, "To Catch the Lightning: A Novel of American Dreaming"; and University Professor of Writing at George Mason University
- Robin Whitten Editor and Founder, AudioFile (a print & online magazine)
- Daphne Gaskins Manager, Reiter's Books
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