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July 23, 2014 | NPR · A number of major airlines have suspended service to and from Tel Aviv as the fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza intensifies. That's leaving passengers to find other arrangements.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · The remains of passengers of the downed Malaysia Airlines flight arrived in the Netherlands, on what has been a national day of mourning. Most of those killed in the jet that was brought down over Ukraine were Dutch. Robert Siegel talks with Thomas Erdbrink of The New York Times, who is in the Netherlands.
 
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July 23, 2014 | NPR · Even before the double calamity of its two downed flights, Malaysia Airlines was trying to adapt to momentous shifts in Asia's aviation industry. Now, it faces either bankruptcy or privatization.
 
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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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I Will If You Will

Apr 14, 2014 — The I-Will-If-You-Will Book Club just finished reading John Steinbeck's Dust Bowl saga. Scholar Susan Shillinglaw joins us in the comments to talk about the book's legacy.
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Mar 24, 2014 — The I-Will-If-You-Will Book Club is reading John Steinbeck's Dust Bowl classic. (Some of us for the very first time!) Join us in the comments to discuss what we've read so far.
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Mar 3, 2014 — The I-Will-If-You-Will Book Club is reading John Steinbeck's Dust Bowl classic. (Some of us for the very first time!) Here we discuss Chapters 1 through 10.
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Feb 17, 2014 — Somehow, a lot of us at NPR Books have never read John Steinbeck's classic. When we realized this anniversary was coming up, we thought: What better way to pay tribute than to actually crack it open?
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Aug 29, 2012 — We're looking for the next selection for our occasional book club.
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Oct 17, 2011Moby-Dick is a difficult book to read. But the author of a new book about the Melville classic says it's worth it to make the effort.
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May 24, 2011 — The I Will If You Will Book Club completes Neil Gaiman's The Sandman: Dream Country by reading the fourth story, "Facade." This leads us to cultural ideas of death, the ever-growing mythology of superheroes, and a whole lot more.
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May 19, 2011 — If you're enjoying the current I Will if You Will Book Club selection, The Sandman: Dream Country, we've got some suggestions for other comics you might try.
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May 12, 2011 — This week, our book club discussion turns to "A Midsummer Night's Dream," as told in the graphic novel The Sandman. If you thought a play within a play was something, check out the whole thing as part of a larger story about dreaming and writing.
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May 5, 2011 — We continue our discussion of Neil Gaiman's The Sandman: Dream Country with a chat about the second story, "A Dream Of A Thousand Cats," which considers not only the position of cats in society, but the ability of stories to shape reality.
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