If you're looking to give a book to a friend or family member this holiday, NPR Books editor Petra Mayer shares her picks.
Cat Power, “Ruin”
The Real Tuesday Weld, “The Last Words”
Max Asoka, “Peals”
Miles Davis, “Mayisha”
Local Natives, “Cubism Dream”
Stephane Wrembel, “Night In Tunisia”
The Mood Trio, “Time After Time”
Kurt Rosenwinkel, “Minor Blues”
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