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”
Dr. Dre, “Housewife”
The Wee Trio, “Shepherd”
Kanye West, “American Boy”
Steve Earle, “Halo Round the Moon”
REM, “Orange Crush”
From the “Life of Pi” movie soundtrack:
Mychael Danna, “Pi and Richard Parker”
Mychael Danna, “Orphans”
Mychael Danna, “Skinny Vegetarian Boy”
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