If you're looking to give a book to a friend or family member this holiday, NPR Books editor Petra Mayer shares her picks.
Bonobo, “Brace Brace”
Bill Evans, “Gloria’s Step”
Kid Rock, “Born Free”
Steve Earle, “Halo Round the Moon”
Duke Ellington, “Mount Harissa”
Kanye West, “American Boy”
Jerry Douglas, “Rain on Oliviatown”
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