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January 27, 2008

Susan Salter Reynolds reviews "I'm Looking Through You: Growing Up Haunted" by Jennifer Finney Boylan.

Tim Rutten reviews "The Appeal," a novel by John Grisham.

Patt Morrison reviews "Becky: The Life and Loves of Becky Thatcher," a novel by Lenore Hart.

The following reviews are scheduled:

Erik Himmelsbach reviews "Comedy at the Edge: How Stand-Up in the 1970s Changed America" by Richard Zoglin.

Bernadette Murphy reviews "Grand Obsession: A Piano Odyssey" by Perri Knize.

Eric Miles Williamson reviews "The Kind One," a novel by Tom Epperson.

On the Web

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In Astral Weeks, Ed Park visits Terry Pratchett's "wonderful, dangerously addictive universe." Pratchett, whose "Discworld" series consists of dozens of titles, undertakes one of the most difficult tasks a writer can set for himself: using humor to get at our hypocrisies and foibles in an effort to rearrange our understanding of the world.

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